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UC-Davis Study: Butterflies Reeling From Impacts of Climate and Development
January 11, 2010
California butterflies are reeling from a one-two punch of climate change and land development, says an unprecedented analysis led by University of California, Davis butterfly expert Arthur Shapiro. The new analysis, scheduled to publish online this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, gives insights on how a major and much-studied group of organisms is reacting to the Earth's warming climate.
University of California, Davis
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