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First study of national adder population trends reveals adders are facing near extinction in Britain – BiOME Ecology Magazine
The adder could all but disappear from the UK countryside by 2032, according to new research conducted with the help of citizen scientists. The findings, published in The Herpetological Journal, are the culmination of 11 years of nationwide monitoring and showed that 90% of adder populations surveyed were declining. Experts warn that, if these trends …