18 January: Butterfly research highlights need to study climate change throughout the full annual cycle


Life cycle of the bog fritillary. Taken from Radchuk et al. 2013.

“Population-level responses to climate change depend on many factors, including unexpected interactions among life history attributes; however, few studies examine climate change impacts over complete life cycles of focal species.”

Read a summary in the Journal of Animal Ecology…

Read the original paper from Radchuk et al. …

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