Chapter 6. Pollution and Climate Change

  1. T. R. New

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch6

Beetles in conservation

Beetles in conservation

How to Cite

New, T. R. (2010) Pollution and Climate Change, in Beetles in conservation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318623.ch6

Author Information

  1. Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332599

Online ISBN: 9781444318623



  • pollution and climate change;
  • insecticide drift control, component of conservation management;
  • pollution effects on carabid beetles;
  • climate change reality - distribution and well-being of plant and animal species;
  • predicting movements of invasive alien species - and climate tolerances;
  • Quaternary fossil history of beetles, and substantial range shifts;
  • life-history flexibility, facet of adaptive ability to different temperatures;
  • planning conservation along relevant environmental gradients - gradual adaptations by insects


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pollution

  • Climate change