Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants

@article{Root2003FingerprintsOG,
  title={Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants},
  author={Terry Root and Jeff Price and Kimberly R. Hall and Stephen Henry Schneider and Cynthia Rosenzweig and J. Alan Pounds},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={421},
  pages={57-60}
}
Over the past 100 years, the global average temperature has increased by approximately 0.6 °C and is projected to continue to rise at a rapid rate. Although species have responded to climatic changes throughout their evolutionary history, a primary concern for wild species and their ecosystems is this rapid rate of change. We gathered information on species and global warming from 143 studies for our meta-analyses. These analyses reveal a consistent temperature-related shift, or ‘fingerprint… 
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