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Jolly Green Scientists - Erfan Vafaie EPISODE 9, 29th September 2020
Ep. 9. Poison Ivy Getting Worse and Beetles Escape Through Frog's Rear End
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Ep. 9. Poison Ivy Getting Worse and Beetles Escape Through Frog's Rear End

Increasing levels of CO2 is one of the driving factors for global climate change. This same CO2 also happens to be vital for plant growth via photosynthesis. As a result, fast-growing plants, such as poison ivy, are actually becoming more abundant and more hazardous.

https://www.southernliving.com/news/poison-ivy-more-poisonous-bigger-climate-change?fbclid=IwAR24gBcp2fknpLYUcnG6IDvLEndKF6RyMhAUqFDgYiWbpoSWsHIN0kXll3A

If you were eaten by a frog, how would you survive? Well, these water beetles survive by swimming 'downstream'.

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/water-beetle-frog-eaten-alive-escape-death-butt-excretion?fbclid=IwAR2OhiL1E6IEqQs6ZjoK_ukVoL82-Ikx-zJaaUqkdO7_wnvKuprSOzcjt6Q

And lastly, here is a link to provide you nightmares of swarms of fungus gnat larvae.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MwYvLaJ6Ho