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Mammals may not get to cool climates in time

U. WASHINGTON (US) — Nine percent of the Western Hemisphere’s mammals—and up to 40 percent in some regions—may not be able to outpace climate change. A new study is the first to consider whether mammals will actually be able to move to those new areas suitable for mammals before they are overrun by climate change. Carrie Schloss, University of Washington research analyst in environmental and forest sciences, is lead author of the paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....


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Source: Futurity.org - Wednesday, 16 May, 2012

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