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Why preserving the habitat for tiny moths can have a huge ecological impact

The Melsheimer's Sack-bearer moth. (Courtesy Mike Nelson)
The Melsheimer's Sack-bearer moth. (Courtesy Mike Nelson)

The United Nations wants to conserve 30% of all land and water to avoid the extinction of up to 1 million species in the next few decades.

WBUR’s Barbara Moran tells us about a conservation project for rare moths on Martha’s Vineyard and the stability it provides to an ecosystem.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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