Biodiversity hot spots more vulnerable to global warming than thought
Research by Amy Dunham, a Rice assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, detailed for the first time a direct correlation between the frequency of El Nio and a threat to life in Madagascar, a tropical island that acts as a refuge for many unique species that exist nowhere else in the world.
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#1 Aug 12, 2010
Rapidly changing climate is a danger to ALL lifeforms, including man. Maybe especially man since we have thrived using systems that have a huge cost to the environment and only a small push on those could collapse the shaky balance of modern civilization.
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