Impact of climate change on biodiversity and associated key ecosystem services in Africa: a systematic review

  title={Impact of climate change on biodiversity and associated key ecosystem services in Africa: a systematic review},
  author={Dejene W. Sintayehu},
  journal={Ecosystem Health and Sustainability},
  pages={225 - 239}
  • Dejene W. Sintayehu
  • Published 2 September 2018
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecosystem Health and Sustainability
ABSTRACT Introduction: Biodiversity and biodiversity-based ecosystems services are intrinsically dependent on the climate. During the twentieth century, climate change has posed major threats to biodiversity in Africa, and impacts are expected to increase as climate change continues and perhaps even accelerates.Outcomes: Our review shows that the multiple components of climate change are projected to affect all levels of biodiversity, from genes over species to biome level. Loss of biodiversity… 
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