Climate Already Altering U.S. Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Report Says

Yale Environment 360: Climate change is causing plant and animal species across the U.S. to shift their geographic ranges and life events -- from flowering to migration -- are being transformed at a faster rate than observed even a few years ago, a new analysis by 60 scientists says. According to the report, “Climate Change on Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Ecosystem Services,” some terrestrial species are moving up in elevation at rates 2 to 3 times greater than previously believed, while the range shifts for some marine......

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