Ahmed Aneeq from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates wants to know: "How are butterflies able to navigate?”
The iconic monarch butterfly travels thousands of miles south to overwinter in Mexico. But factors including the changing climate are challenging its existence — new figures show it's declined 15 percent from last year.
Meet a virtuoso pilot, as light as a feather that follows its instincts to land in woodlands thousands of kilometers away.
Fewer butterflies are flitting from flower to flower in the UK and North America, say two new studies. Pesticides, disappearing green areas and air pollution are some of the culprits.
Surveys in Europe and North America show a dramatic decline in the number of bugs buzzing around. Although global data are missing, many researchers are convinced this environmental disaster is happening worldwide.
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