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Women in Science: ‘It’s great up north! Studying range shifts by species due to climate warming.’, Notebook

Women in Science: ‘It’s great up north! Studying range shifts by species due to climate warming.’

Butterflies fluttering around and nectaring on flowers is a sure sign of summer. As with other insects, most butterflies generally do better when its warm and sunny. So we might expect British butterflies to be benefiting from climate warming, and some of them have done so and have expanded their ranges northwards to track climate warming. However, many of them are not doing well and are declining – but more of that later.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Monday, 19 August 2013 at 7:00 am

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