09 Oct '17, 4pm

Conserving habitat not enough to help species cope with climate change

Conserving habitat not enough to help species cope with climate change

The changes wrought by climate change on the conditions that support life on Earth force some plants and animals into different ranges. To address this issue, certain conservation strategies aim to help these species by protecting and restoring the places where they’re most likely to move. But a new study, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change , suggests that these tactics might fall short and in the end fail to keep some species from going extinct.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/conserving-habitat-not-...

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