Items tagged "Climate change"

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Brazilian forest reserves in a changing climate

Study uses GBIF-mediated data to look into the effectiveness of current forest reserves in conserving 16 forest plant species under changing climate conditions.

Also tagged: Brazil Latin America

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Animal burrows are climate change refuges

A study using museum records accessed via GBIF highlights the importance of 'ecosystem engineers' in providing places of refuge in a warming climate.

Also tagged: United States Australia Oceania North America

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Predicting climate responses of parasites and hosts

A study from Canada uses GBIF-mediated data to predict climate-related shifts in the distribution of a parasitic worm affecting North American mammal species.

Also tagged: Canada North America

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GBIF enables global study of climate impact on species

Research published in Nature Climate Change uses records on nearly 50,000 species accessed through GBIF to forecast major reductions in the climate ranges of common plants and animals around the world.

Also tagged: United Kingdom Australia Colombia Oceania Europe Latin America

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Ragweed invasion promoted by climate change

A study uses GBIF-mediated data to predict widespread expansion into northern and eastern Europe of an invasive plant responsible for significant health costs due to its allergenic pollen.

Also tagged: Germany Europe North America

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Projecting future malaria risk in tropical Americas

Modelling of future occurrences of a mosquito strongly associated with malaria in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean suggests that high altitude areas will become increasingly at risk of the disease, due to climate change.

Also tagged: United States Colombia Latin America North America

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Adapting agriculture to future climate: the date palm

Climate change will make many parts of North Africa unsuitable for growing date palms, according to research using occurrence data accessed via GBIF to generate models based on future conditions of temperature and moisture.

Also tagged: Australia Oceania Asia Latin America Africa

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Will Arctic mammals benefit from climate change?

A study using GBIF-mediated data on mammals in the far North of Europe challenges the expectation that species in high latitudes will suffer especially negative impacts from climate change.

Also tagged: Sweden Norway Finland Russian Federation Europe Arctic

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