Rockies wilderness area sought as buffer to climate change

360 Yale: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is recommending that 888,000 acres of public lands in Montana’s Crown of the Continent ecosystem receive federal wilderness protection to prevent habitat loss for species most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including wolverines, bighorn sheep, WCSGrizzlies in the Crown of the Continent bull trout, and grizzly bears. Drawing on the latest research on how climate change may affect these species, WCS senior conservation scientist John Weaver mapped......

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