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Climate Change Effects on Wildlife Virtual Library

Dates

Start Date
2015-09-01
End Date
2018-12-31

Summary

Wildlife is an essential recreational, commercial, and cultural resource to communities worldwide, while also being vital to ecosystem health and function. For our purposes, the term wildlife encompasses mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles and birds. As climate change and other anthropogenic activities continue to threaten wildlife at a global scale, continued research and increased understanding of the effects of climate change on organisms is imperative for future wildlife management and conservation. Researchers have been studying and speculating on the effects of climate change on wildlife for decades; thus, there is a large body of climate change and wildlife literature available. Traditional search engines provide large outputs [...]

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Contacts

Principal Investigator :
Abigail J Lynch
Co-Investigator :
Bonnie J Myers
Funding Agency :
NCCWSC

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NCCW-2015-4_Grizzlies_MT_LauraThompson.JPG
“Female grizzly bear and yearlings, MT - Credit: Laura Thompson”
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Purpose

The purpose of this effort is to create a collection of studies addressing climate change effects on wildlife at a global scale for researchers and the public to use in various research, management, and education capacities.

Project Extension

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Female grizzly bear and yearlings, MT - Credit: Laura Thompson
Female grizzly bear and yearlings, MT - Credit: Laura Thompson

Communities

  • National CASC
  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers

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