Web edition: June 5, 2012
It’s getting hotter: The average temperature on Earth has been rising for more than 200 years, with the steepest climbs in recent times. When our planet adjusts like this, so does everything that lives on it. In a new study, scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle set out to investigate how 493 different kinds of mammals might respond to Earth’s warming climate. And their findings indicate many may not survive.
J. Raloff. Climate change may leave many animals homeless. Science News Online, May 14, 2012. [Go to]__