A global warming flap

Differences in butterfly and moth breeding patterns are linked to a changing climate

By Stephen Ornes, 00:00 AM January 19, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two butterfly species, the small heath (left) and common blue (right), are among those in Central Eur  <a href=

 

Two butterfly species, the small heath (left) and common blue (right), are among those in Central Europe that have become more likely in the last 30 years to have an extra generation in the same year. Since 1980, average temperatures there have also risen

 

F. Altermatt

Florian Altermatt likes to chase butterflies, but he’s also a scientist who thinks that butterflies might have something to tell us about the effects of global warming.

 

Altermatt is an ecologist — a scientist who stu...

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