A recent study by the World Wildlife Fund has shown an increase in migratory monarch butterfly populations in the past year. The monarch famously migrates up to 3,000 miles from Canada and the United States [...]
About Elsita Kiekebusch
Elsita Kiekebusch is a PhD student at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on the impact of climate warming on the demographics and phenology of rare and endangered butterflies at Fort Bragg NC. Previously she conducted research on cyanobacterial abundance along a climatic gradient at the Gobabeb Research and Training Centre (Namibia), and she received an MSc in Desert Ecology from Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) where she studied foraging preferences of the Nubian Ibex.