08 Dec '11, 2pm

Time for a Vacation? Climate Change and the Human Clock

Time for a Vacation? Climate Change and the Human Clock

Michael Appleton for The New York Times A cyclist makes his way up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Me. In the natural world, scientists have documented a vast range of shifts in biological behavior related to climate change, from birds laying their eggs earlier to bears emerging earlier from hibernation in time for the first blossom of spring. As it turns out, humans are not excluded from such behavioral changes. Over the last 30 years, a new study has found, peak park attendance has shifted by about four days, probably in response to climate change. The results may come as a surprise to some, said Abe Miller-Rushing, the science coordinator for Acadia National Park and the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Bar Harbor, Me., who was not involved in the study. “One of the main ways that people often think of climate change is affecting things...

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