Size, seed dispersal key to survival of Arctic plants facing climate change: study | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL |

“Genetic variation is crucial for species to adapt to changing climate,” said researcher Inger Greve Alsos, associate professor at the University of Tromsø in Norway.

“If a species with limited seed dispersal perish from an area, it means that this species as a whole will experience an irrevocable loss of genetic diversity.”