How do ants respond to rising temperatures?

500 species of ants outside habitats, should we be concerned?

The ants are not adjusting their behaviour in response to warming temperatures and persist in suboptimal microhabitats even when there are optimal ones, according to the latest study. Ants respond to rising temperatures A study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology revealed that these insects did not adjust their behaviour in response to rising … Read more

Climate Change: World’s glaciers melting faster than expected

Climate Change: World's glaciers melting faster than expected

In the remainder of the century and if urgent measures are not taken to stop global warming, a minimum of 60% of the glaciers of the entire globe could disappear before 2100. This 60% loss is estimated in the best of cases, with an increase of 1.5ºC in temperature, less than the 2.7ºC average global … Read more

Climate Change in Zanskar, Rising temperature to melting glaciers

Climate Change in Zanskar, Rising temperature to melting glaciers

The Pensilungpa Glacier (PG), located in Zanskar, Ladakh, is receding, and a recent study has attributed the retreat to increased temperatures and decreased rainfall during winters. As the situation in Zanskar illustrates, climate change is affecting communities now. Much of the discussion and funding so far have focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Only 5 … Read more