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Mighty Mites give clues to Antarctic warming

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Mighty Mites give clues to Antarctic warming

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Scientists in Antarctica are noticing life-changes in microscopic creatures, and they are putting it down to global warming. At only one millimetre across the Rhagidia mite is one of the continent’s most voracious predators. Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey are studying Rhagidia and the tiny insects they eat, hoping to build a clearer picture of the Antarctic’s ecosystem.