How land use and climate change are driving species distribution shifts

Climate change is altering where species live all over the planet. With global warming, species are moving towards the poles and up elevation where temperature is lower. However, along with global climate change, the world is also experiencing massive changes in land use which may also impact where species live. Could both of these forces be influencing current changes in species distributions?

Science Daily

Last updated on 15 May 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Climate Change
Species group: 
Birds
CMS tags: 
land degradation
climate change