Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 30, 2018

Climate Change Driving Extinction Risk For Mountain Birds

The BBC reports

Scientists have produced new evidence that climate change is driving tropical bird species who live near a mountain top to extinction.

Researchers have long predicted many creatures will seek to escape a warmer world by moving towards higher ground.

However, those living at the highest levels cannot go any higher, and have been forecast to decline.

Read full story at Climate change is ‘escalator to extinction’ for mountain birds – BBC News


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