Are Nassaus Ants Saving the Planet?: It seems that ants may be helping to cool the Earth. That’s the suggestion of a recent study published in Geology by an Arizona State scientist named Ronald Dorn. There are eight species of ants known to do something called “weathering” Weathering is where they take minerals in their environment and turn them into calcium bicarbonate, also known as limestone. In the process, the ants remove CO2 from the atmosphere and fix it in rocks. And this removing … [Read more...] about Are Nassaus Ants Saving the Planet?