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Butterflies Responses To Warmer Temperatures Could Compromise Their Ability To Adapt To Future Climate Change
2014-08-20 03:45:01

Members of the brown argus butterfly species that moved north in response to recent climate change have evolved a narrower diet dependent on wild Geranium plants

2012-05-25 10:04:04

A new study led by scientists in the Department of Biology at the University of York has shown how a butterfly has changed its diet, and consequently has sped northwards in response to climate change.

British Butterfly Evolving In Response To Climate Change
2011-11-30 11:38:05

As global temperatures rise and climatic zones move polewards, species will need to find different environments to prevent extinction, according to new research.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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