This 2017 video is called Monarch Butterfly Migration: A Mystery Of The Natural World – HD Documentary. From Washington State University in the USA: Monarchs ride West Coast winds: Proof of butterfly migration gathered June 25, 2018 After five years and nearly 15,000 tagged butterflies, scientists now have proof that Monarch butterflies migrate from the […]

via Monarch butterfly American migration, new research — Dear Kitty. Some blog

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Bee Killer Chemical Sprays to be Outlawed in the European Union!

NPR reports Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union is set to “completely ban” the outdoor use of neonicotinoid insecticides that have been blamed for killing bees, and for keeping other bees from laying eggs. Read story at EU To ‘Completely Ban’ Outdoor Use Of Neonicotinoids, Blamed For Devastating Bee […]

via EU To ‘Completely Ban’ Outdoor Use Of Neonicotinoids, Blamed For Devastating Bee — Natural History Wanderings

New Butterfly Species Discovered in Mexico!

From the Florida Museum of Natural History in the USA: New butterfly species discovered nearly 60 years after it was first collected McGuire Center for Lepidoptera & Biodiversity Founding Director Thomas Emmel netted butterfly in Mexico when he was 17 April 5, 2018 Summary: A butterfly collected by a teenager in Mexico nearly 60 years […]

via New butterfly species discovered in Mexico — Dear Kitty. Some blog

Monarch Butterfly…

Photo taken by Jack Flack, South Australia. The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. The viceroy butterfly appears similar in colour and pattern, but is markedly smaller and has an extra black stripe across the hind wing. The eastern North American monarch population is notable for its […]

via ‘The Amazing Monarch Butterfly’. — Old Guv Legends

Butterfly at Great Risk…

The enigmatic High Brown Fritillary, the UK’s most endangered butterfly, has been thrown a vital lifeline in 2018 through the creation of a new conservation project led by the National Trust and partners. With the charity now embarking on an ambitious plan to develop 60 hectares of lowland heath and wood pasture – the butterfly’s […]

via UK’s most endangered butterfly thrown a lifeline by the National Trust — James Common

Monarch Butterflies…

The Washington Post reported on the delayed migration of Monarch Butterflies that is possibly created by climate change This delayed migration is not normal, and it alarmed monarch researchers across the country. The Cape May stragglers were only a sliver of the record number of monarchs reported in the Northeast in November and December — […]

via How Global Warming May Threaten Monarch Butterflies — Natural History Wanderings

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