The Butterfuly Effect, Literally

This is potentially a new series (a la Understanding Art House) about unintended consequences of human action on Earth. I AM IN THE COMMENTS below if you want to discuss, or ask me anything on Tumblr here:

To learn how to build a butterfly rest stop, via National Geographic:


Michael Risinit, "Decrease in monarch butterfly population raises concern"

Wikipedia: Indirect land use change impacts of biofuels

Michael Wines, "Migration of Monarch Butterflies Shrinks Again Under Inhospitable Conditions"

"The year’s first monarch butterflies are entering Mexico earlier than usual"

James E. McCarthy and Mary Tiemenn, "MTBE in Gasoline: Clean Air and Drinking Water

Wikipedia on gasoline oxygenates

Wikipedia page on MTBE groundwater controversy

Wikipedia Clean Air Act


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