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Latest Effect of climate change on plant biodiversity Stories

2011-11-05 01:18:44

Whether a species can evolve to survive climate change may depend on the biodiversity of its ecological community.

2011-11-04 12:49:23

A huge "migration" of trees has begun across much of the West due to global warming, insect attack, diseases and fire, and many tree species are projected to decline or die out in regions where they have been present for centuries, while others move in and replace them.

2010-02-27 08:00:12

With the failure of the Copenhagen summit to draft a legally binding agreement on the reduction of global CO2 emission rates, it seems almost certain that we will see further rapid changes in the global climate.

2009-06-18 12:56:27

A report detailing the impact of climate change on the United States calls for decreased rainfall in southwestern states, with more 100-degree Fahrenheit days. Evan Mills and Michael Wehner at the U.S.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

A new study suggests one in five of Germany's plant species could lose parts of its current range due to global warming.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.