Dana Kobilinsky

Temperature affects more than just survival

As the climate changes, researchers often focus on how temperature may affect a species’ ability to survive. But survival isn’t the only concern. Changing temperatures could affect species’ ability to reproduce, and that could lead

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IUCN lists monarch butterflies as endangered

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed monarch butterflies as endangered due to steep declines experienced over the past decade. Monarchs (Danaus plexippus), which migrate from the United States and Canada to Mexico

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Bee library to map DNA for 100 species

Researchers are collaborating to sequence genomes for as many bee species in the United States as they can, including many that are facing declines. The project, dubbed Beenome100, will be made public for other researchers

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Arctic mammals respond to changing climate

To understand how Arctic species might respond to climate change, researchers dug into how cold-adapted species responded between previous ice ages. Biologists had concluded that as massive ice sheets retreated, temperate species began to take