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Climate Change and Biodiversity

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatology,
  • Global warming,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Meteorology & Climatology,
  • Life Sciences - Biological Diversity,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / General,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas E. Lovejoy (Editor), Lee Hannah (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9444426M
    ISBN 100300119801
    ISBN 109780300119800

    "In the past, climate changes have had dramatic repercussions, including large numbers of extinctions and extensive shifts in species ranges. As human-induced climate change accelerates, scientists and policymakers involved with biodiversity conservation need authoritative information in order to design effective plans and responses. issues. The theme for IBD is "Climate Change and Biological Diversity." The theme coincides with the fact that is the International Polar Year. The cover image on this brochure captures the most emblematic impact of climate change and consequent biodiversity loss in the whole of Africa - theFile Size: 2MB.

    CHAPTER 12 Climate Change Impacts on Florida’s Biodiversity and Ecology Beth Stys1, Tammy Foster2, Mariana M.P.B. Fuentes3, Bob Glazer4, Kimberly Karish5, Natalie Montero3, and Joshua S. Reece6 1Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, FL; 2Ecological Program, Kennedy Space Center, FL; 3Department of Earth, Ocean and File Size: 4MB.   Cities contribute greatly to emissions that influence climate change; however, their urban areas also overlap many areas that have potential for biodiversity. A recent study showed that many major global cities, such as New York and London, have plans to limit greenhouse emissions or other actions that can benefit climate change, but are doing Author: Mark Altaweel.

    The chapter illuminates the effect of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystem services. It also explains the present scenario of biological resources with biological diversity. The author describes the known biological resources and their uses with the help of flow chart and also shows the linkage among : Vartika Singh. Australia's unique biodiversity is under threat from a rapidly changing climate. The effects of climate change are already discernible at all levels of biodiversity – genes, species, communities and ecosystems. Many of Australia's most valued and iconic natural areas – the Great Barrier Reef, south-western Australia, the Kakadu wetlands and the Australian Alps – Cited by:


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