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Species may experience survival ‘tipping points’ at high temperatures

Some species seem to be taking climate change really hard, while others appear to be skating through it with little impact. But looks can be deceiving. As temperatures continue to rise, resilient species may, too, find themselves under too much change to survive. A new study published in the recent journal Nature explores how Arctic and alpine species are coping. Moss campion is vulnerable to high temperatures in the Rockies. Photo: Ben K on Picasa Ecologists Daniel Doak from the University of... [Read more]

Posted by Alison Hawkes on October 20, 2010 No Comments »
Category : Climate Science and Scientists

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