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Bug Off! – August 31, 2018

As climate change creates new habitat for mosquitoes, it’s time to protect yourself and your furry friends

It’s another stifling summer day in Boulder, Colorado, winding down into a still, humid evening. During my daily evening walk with my dog, we turn toward a wooded bike path, hoping the shade will offer some relief. My rough collie, with his thick double coat, is as grateful as I am to get out of the sun. A friend’s Labrador likes to take a swim in a nearby shallow canal.

 photo of dam in LaosPhoto by ASCOM Prefeitura de VotuporangaResearch shows that climate change is allowing mosquitoes to spread to new regions as they warm. 

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by: Jessica Myscofski

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