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What College Students Can Do: Learning From Success Stories on Changing Practices and Policies

Renowned NASA climate scientist Dr. Jim Hansen often opens his public lectures with a discussion of the monarch butterfly migration. He has helped his grandchildren raise milkweed on their farm and for years they have followed the life cycle of monarchs through to fall migration.

The Hansen youth have also been involved as “citizen scientists” participating in tagging the migrating monarchs.

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Milkweed loss in agricultural fields because of herbicide use: effect on the monarch butterfly population Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus L….