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A mountain bird's survival guide to climate change

Researchers at Yale University have found that the risk of extinction for mountain birds due to global warming is greatest for species that occupy a narrow range of altitude. In fact, a species' vertical distribution is a ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Ecology
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Cracking the ice code

( —What happened the last time a vegetated Earth shifted from an extremely cold climate to desert-like conditions? And what does it tell us about climate change today?

dateMay 20, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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