Endangered species could be screwed by rising seas

Grist: Sea-level rise isn`t just bad news for coastal-dwelling humans. It`s also bad news for coastal-dwelling critters and plants, including one out of every six threatened and endangered species in the U.S. That`s according to a Center for Biological Diversity analysis of federal data. From the new report: Left unchecked, rising seas driven by climate change threaten 233 federally protected species in 23 coastal states. ... The most vulnerable groups are flowering plants, which represent a third......

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