Species threatened by climate change may not be able to relocate

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has found that many European mammals who are facing habitat degradation as a result of climate change will not be able to relocate. Of the 62 mammal species analyzed in the investigation, 30 species do not have the potential to adapt in a new region of the country.

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Last updated on 22 May 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Climate Change
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
climate change adaptation