Climate Change Means More Mosquitoes

The mosquito. Lauren Holden. CC BY

The most dangerous creature in the world is the humble mosquito. This tiny insect, easily crushed between thumb and forefinger, is man’s greatest predator. It has attacked me, my daughter and has killed people I know.

I hate mosquitoes, and climate change makes them stronger than ever.



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at