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. This ecologist — a scientist who studies how creatures interact with their environment — who works at the University of California, Davis. And he thinks that butterflies ...

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