Butterflies and birds unable to keep pace with climate change in Europe

ScienceDaily: Butterflies and birds are no longer able to keep up with climate change. Compared with twenty years ago, butterflies are now 135 kilometres behind the shifting climate zones and birds more than 200 kilometres. This is one of the findings from a study by European researchers published Jan. 9, 2012 in the journal Nature Climate Change. A lack of reliable long-term data makes recording the effects of climate change on biodiversity a huge challenge. The data for butterflies and birds, however, is......

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