Photo Credit: Liew Thor-Seng Ten new species of snails in the genus Plectostoma have been discovered in the limestone hills of Southeast Asia. Limestone hills are not common in this region, so the individual snail species are often isolated to just one hill. Therefore mining has threatened their existence and several species are already extinct or endangered. Source: LiveScience
Not really apropos to climate change, but I saw this and just had to share. Ever wondered what it would look like if you could actually see the entire network of tunnels that make up a large ant colony? Well, all it takes is 10 tons of concrete and a few months of labour. Oh yeah, it also takes a willingness to destroy what you want to study. I have always had mixed feelings about that.