Butterflies and the Environment: Saving the Monarch with Kestrel Weather Meters

As a large portion of the US experienced dangerously cold temperatures over the winter, we are all impacted by the arctic blasts. The existence of global warming is still (controversially) up for debate, but there is no denying that climate change affects the monarch butterfly population. Significant climate change can be dangerous---if not deadly---to this butterfly species. By monitoring environmental conditions, we can help the Monarch butterfly thrive for generations to enjoy. The Plight of the Monarch Butterfly As North America's most recognized butterfly and an iconic pollinator, the Monarch butterfly is a sensitive species. They can adapt to longer-term...

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