Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution!
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Rescooped by Marian Locksley from Biodiversity IS Life – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment
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Report: Climate Change Has Already Brought Catastrophe to US #Wildlife

Report: Climate Change Has Already Brought Catastrophe to US #Wildlife | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it

Jan 30, 2013

Climate change has already pushed the nation's wildlife into crisis, according to a report released Wednesday from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), and further catastrophe, including widespread extinction, can only be curbed with swift action to curb the carbon pollution that has the planet sweltering.

Entitled Wildlife in a Warming World: Confronting the Climate Crisis, the report looks at 8 regions across the U.S. where "the underlying climatic conditions to which species have been accustomed for thousands of years," the report explains, have been upturned by human-caused climate change.

“Some of America’s most iconic species—from moose to sandhill cranes to sea turtles – are seeing their homes transformed by rapid climate change,” stated Dr. Amanda Staudt, climate scientist at the National Wildlife Federation.

 

WILDLIFE UNDER PRESSURE  IN A WARMING WORLD -  - National Wildlife Federation http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/Reports/Archive/2013/01-30-13-Wildlife-In-A-Warming-World.aspx


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Cheryl Bowden's curator insight, October 21, 2013 2:58 PM

As climates change, it impacts the biotic and abiotic landscape.

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#Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life

#Oceans: Why are they important? - To Humans and All Life | Rescue our Ocean's & it's species from Man's Pollution! | Scoop.it
Oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface, and provide 99% of the world's living space, but mankind is slowly destroying a key source of food, the planet's thermostat and a home to millions of species.

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Ocean's carbon budget balanced: Supply of food to midwater organisms balanced with demands for food: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140320115802.htm
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