Global Change Biology

Climate change threatens freshwater fish

(Phys.org) —New research has revealed that Western Australia's drying climate will impact fish migrations, putting further pressure on a number of native freshwater fish species.

dateJan 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Climate change may disrupt butterfly flight seasons

The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study that leverages more than a century's worth of museum and weather records.

dateNov 21, 2013 in Ecology
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Warm winters let trees sleep longer

In the temperate zones, vegetation follows the change of the seasons. After a winter pause, plants put out new growth in spring. Research has now brought a new correlation to light: The colder the winter, the earlier native ...

dateOct 30, 2013 in Environment
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Research shows how plants depend on ants

Temperature, rainfall, soil composition, and sunlight may not be the only contributors to a plant's success. Ants, in their role as seed dispersers, may play an equally important part in determining whether a plant species ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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