Animal Adaptation to Climate Change: Looking Through the Lens of the Quino Checkerspot Butterfly

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Climate change affects animals. This is not a new revelation. The first IPCC Assessment Report, released in 1990, discusses how climate change negatively impacts polar bears. But the conversation on animals and climate change often neglects the stories of how animals survive by adapting to climate changed conditions. Many species adapt by broadening their diets…
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IPCC Soundly Rebukes Climate Deniers

Today, key members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the organization providing the scientific foundation for these climate talks) offered a panel presentation today in which they¬†gave an overflowing room an update on their scientific research and a preview of what to expect in the hotly anticipated 5th Assessment Report (forthcoming¬†2013) as well as…
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