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Conservation Biology for All$
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Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199554232

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001

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Climate change

Climate change

(p.153) Chapter 8 Climate change
Conservation Biology for All

Thomas E. Lovejoy

Oxford University Press

In this chapter, Thomas E. Lovejoy reports on the documented impacts of climate change on biotas. Massive releases of greenhouse gasses by humans have altered the climate. Rapid global warming is responsible for abiotic changes such as receding of glaciers and increase in wildfires. Increased CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have acidified the oceans. Populations, species, and ecosystems are responding to these climatic conditions. Urgent actions are needed to reverse the climatic changes.

Keywords:   climate change, CO2, greenhouse gases, glaciers, global warming, wildfires

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