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Iberian lynx threatened by climate change

Climate change could drive the Iberian lynx ‒ the world's most threatened cat – to extinction within 50 years, despite substantial ongoing conservation efforts, a new international study has found.

dateJul 21, 2013 in Ecology
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Iberian lynx not doomed by its genetics

(PhysOrg.com) -- The low genetic diversity of the Iberian lynx – the most endangered carnivore in Europe – may not decrease the species' chance of survival, according to new research by geneticists.

dateAug 21, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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One in six Mediterranean mammals face extinction

One in six Mediterranean mammals is threatened with extinction at the regional level, mainly due to the destruction of their habitat from urbanization, agriculture and climate change, nature body IUCN said ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Ecology
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Ticks can adapt to the Spain's climatic diversity

Carnivores in the Iberian Peninsula, such as the Iberian lynx, are under an increasingly serious threat: ticks that can adapt to changing climatic conditions and that can even survive in extremely arid environments. ...

dateMar 29, 2012 in Ecology
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Europe faces extinction of many species, EU says

(AP) -- The Iberian lynx that prowls the grasslands of southern Spain. The Mediterranean monk seal swimming waters off Greece and Turkey. The Bavarian pine vole that forages in the high meadows of the Alps.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Ecology
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