Grasshopper declines associated with declines in quality of prairie grasses

Source: Science Daily

A new study shows that grasshopper numbers have declined over 30% in a Kansas grassland preserve over the past two decades. The study reveals a new potent and potentially widespread threat to Earth’s plant feeders: the dilution of nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, and sodium in the plants themselves due to increasing levels of atmospheric CO2.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200311100840.htm