Ants & Climate Change

Queensland, Australia
Discovering Ant Diversity in Australia's Rainforests

Hit the trail with Field Museum curator and entomologist Dr. Corrie Moreau as she treks through the Australian rainforest to track down the most dominant insects on earth—ants! You'll discover that, although they may be picnic pests, ants play a surprisingly beneficial role in the environment and can even help us predict the effects of global warming.

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