Karen Oberhauser

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U Of M Expert Makes Plea For Monarch Butterflies

A University of Minnesota researcher is sounding the alarm about the all-time-low number of monarch butterflies hibernating in Mexico. Karen Oberhauser was one of several experts making an urgent plea in Mexico City on Wednesday for North American leaders to take immediate action to protect the annual migration of millions of monarchs.

01/30/2014

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Drought Diminishing Monarch Butterflies

Minnesota is getting drier. Nearly 63 percent of the state is now rated as abnormally dry or in a drought, according to the U.S. Drought monitor.

09/06/2012

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