2010 Science News of the Year: Life

By Science News, 11:09 AM December 16, 2010

multi-colored lizard on rock
Credit: Javier García

Warming changes how and where animals live
New concerns have emerged about how climate warming might challenge animals and change the way they go about their lives. For example, a coalition of lizard specialists suggests that by midcentury a third of lizard populations won’t have enough time for foraging or other vital pursuits simply because they’ll have to spend long stretches cooling off in shady refuges (SN Online: 5/13/10). Overall, organisms such as lizards...

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