Gretathunbergae : A newly discovered species of land snail


Scientists in the Netherlands have named a species of snail discovered in Brunei after Sweden’s climate activist Greta Thunberg. Cresspedotropis gratathonberge (Craspedotropis gretathunbergae) is a newly discovered species of land snail. This snail is known to be sensitive to drought, forest degradation and temperature rise. It belongs to a group of snails, called kinogastropods.

16-year-old Greta Thunberg of Sweden works for the protection of the environment. Greta is the founder of the school Strike for Climate Movement. The movement began last year, when Greta protested alone outside the Swedish Parliament. He inspired students to join protests to act on climate change

Greta Thunberg was born on 3 January 2003 in Sweden. He protested before Sweden’s parliament to reduce carbon emissions according to the Paris Agreement. For this, he did not go to school and demonstrated outside Parliament. He inspired students in other countries of the world. As of December 2018, 20,000 schools in 270 cities in the world went on strike. Greta has also been invited to speak at TED Talk in Stockholm.