As If Global Warming Weren't Bad Enough, It Helps Mosquitoes
Global warming benefits mosquitoes at the expense of the Arctic ecosystem, according to a new study.By Ryan Biek | September 17, 2015
As global warming worsens, at least one member of the Animal Kingdom is thriving.
Researchers from Dartmouth College found rising temperatures in Greenland made ponds thaw faster, which caused the mosquito life cycle to start two weeks earlier in 2012 than in 2011. (Video via National Geographic)
The warmth also sped up the mosquitoes' maturation process.