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University of Leeds Flying Ant Day Survey

What is the difference between an insect and a raindrop? Weather radars are constantly collecting information about rain, but in doing so a lot of other data is collected too – including things that we think are insects. Insects fulfil important ecological roles, including pollinating flowering plants, and being able to reliably monitor insect activity is important for their conservation. Using weather radar data is a new way of monitoring…

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