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Temperature drives biodiversity

Why is the diversity of animals and plants so unevenly distributed on our planet? An international research team headed by the University of W├╝rzburg has provided new data on this core issue of ecology. The researchers found ...

Survival of the oldest

The oldest surviving species of vertebrates, such as the cane toad and the California sea lion, which have endured past extreme environmental events, will be more likely to adapt to future climate changes than younger species, ...

Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

The causes and consequences of global warming are still under debate, but what would actually happen to all the plants, essential to many aspects of our lives, if the climate in the planet does get warmer? A new study publishing ...

Climate models suggest major changes in coastal marine ecosystems

Climate change over the 21st century will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, according to an interdisciplinary research team led by Northeastern ...

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