Projected climate-induced faunal change in the Western Hemisphere.

  title={Projected climate-induced faunal change in the Western Hemisphere.},
  author={Joshua J. Lawler and Sarah L. Shafer and Denis White and Peter M. Kareiva and Edwin P. Maurer and Andrew R. Blaustein and Patrick J. Bartlein},
  volume={90 3},
Climate change is predicted to be one of the greatest drivers of ecological change in the coming century. Increases in temperature over the last century have clearly been linked to shifts in species distributions. Given the magnitude of projected future climatic changes, we can expect even larger range shifts in the coming century. These changes will, in turn, alter ecological communities and the functioning of ecosystems. Despite the seriousness of predicted climate change, the uncertainty in… CONTINUE READING


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