06 May '12, 5pm

Fact: Climate change poses serious problems for plant development. #environment

Fact: Climate change poses serious problems for plant development. #environment

Climate change poses serious problems for plant development The effects of Climate Change have been widely discussed and debated, but an effect of Climate Change that is not often shared with the general population is the effect that altered climate patterns have on the growth and development of plants. Plants are primary producers, meaning they get their energy from the sun, not by consuming other organisms. This places them at the bottom of the food chain. All other organisms higher up on the food chain are affected by the well-being of the primary producers. Therefore, any alteration in the seasonal flowering of plants can shift the dynamics of an entire food web, causing damage to species populations and increasing the risk of possible extinction.

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