Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 24, 2011

Species Relocating Even Faster Due To Climate Change

Due to climate change, animals are moving to cooler areas three times faster than previously thought.  A recent  report in the journal Science studied 2000 species. Researchers found that those species subjected to the greatest warming were moving the most.  Species are averaging a move of  17km per decade away from the equator and a meter per year uphill.

Read more at:  BBC News – Species flee warming faster than previously thought.


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