Francisco Sánchez-Bayo is an environmental scientist and ecologist at the University of Sydney. In 2018, he was the lead author of a study that predicted large scale extinction of insect species.
Francisco Sánchez-Bayo was born in Candelario, Spain, and received his advanced education at the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he earned his master's degree in environmental sciences and his doctorate in ecology.
He was the lead author of a study published in the journal Biological Conservation in 2018 that predicted large scale extinction of insect species as a result of "loss of habitat, due to agricultural practices, urbanisation and deforestation".
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