Sunday, August 3, 2014

Ants and Climate Change

Photo by Alex Wild (

In this article, it is claimed that ants can store carbon and reverse climate change. In the past, the reverse was thought to be true as ants were thought to defoliate trees in the tropics thereby accelerating climate change! Either way, ants and climate change are intimately linked and ants have a large foot print on their ecosystem. Yet another reason to dedicate one self to studying these beautiful creatures ...