New paper with CESAM co-authoring highlights opportunities for ladybug conservation worldwide

A paper on the global status of ladybugs, published in the journal Conservation Biology, reveals the threats they face and presents a roadmap for their conservation. Their global decline is thought to be related to human activities, and aspects of the ecology of many of the species in this family are still poorly understood. The research had the collaboration of two CESAM researchers, Olga Ameixa and Ana Lillebo.

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