- Genetically modified crops and -chemicals in the US are killing the milkweed they eat
- Deforestation in the US
- Urban sprawl in the US
- Climate change
- Mexico´s illegal logging in the forests where they hibernate during winter months.
(Photo © Chico Sanchez-All Rights Reserved)
Agreement (NAFTA), a between Canada, Mexico and United States. These three countries signed accords to protect migratory animals like the monarch butterfly, but today two decades later, the monarch butterfly is on the brink of .
This audio-slide show contains pictures taken at two Monarch butterflies sanctuaries: El Rosario in , in 2007, and in , Mexico state in 2010-12 and 2014. Every time I go to a , there are fewer monarchs to photograph.
The accompanying audio is the amplified sound made by the monarchs as they fly, a kind of buzzing sound, without effects or distortion. This is how it sounds.
Bees and bats are suffering a huge decline as well. Nobody seams to react, and our society keeps using the same agriculture and industrial procedures that are destroying life on our earth. I hope this audio-slide show encourages people to look for information on how some big -chemical companies are causing severe damage to our planet earth, in the name of profit.
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