Journal archives for December 2019

December 18, 2019

Mysterious monarch migrations may be triggered by the angle of the Sun.

Over 20 years, citizen scientists across North America tagged more than 1 million monarch butterflies as they flitted their way southward on one of nature’s more mysterious migrations. Now, scientists analyzing data from those journeys have discovered what may trigger them: the angle of the high noon Sun—which changes over time and as one moves closer to the equator.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/12/mysterious-monarch-migrations-may-be-triggered-angle-sun

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December 27, 2019

PROTECTING THE MONARCH: SMALL STEPS CAN MAKE BIG IMPACT TO SAVE MAJESTIC BUTTERFLY.

There's a special connection between a child and a butterfly. Both seemingly float through life, carefree and innocent.

https://abc7.com/amp/science/protecting-the-future-of-monarch-butterflies/5789736/

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December 28, 2019

Beer for a Butterfly Contest Continues in 2020.

The start of a new year can mean only one thing: no, not champagne and confetti — a hunt for butterflies.

https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/beer-butterfly-contest-continues-2020/

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