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Translating climate change effects on species into everyday language: an example of more driving and less fishing

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Tyler Wagner, and Jefferson T. Deweber, 2015, Translating climate change effects on species into everyday language: an example of more driving and less fishing: Fisheries, v. 40, iss. 8.

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Climate change is expected to result in widespread changes in species distributions (e.g., shifting, shrinking, expanding species ranges; e.g., Parmesan and Yohe, 2003), especially for freshwater fish species (Heino et al. 2009). Although anglers and other resource users could be greatly affected by changes in species distributions, predicted changes are rarely reported in ways that can be easily understood by the general public. In contrast, climate science that more directly affects human welfare or livelihoods is often more readily communicated to the general public because it is of greater concern or closely related to everyday life. For example, most people can readily interpret how increases in the number of “hot” days above [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1080/03632415.2015.1065252
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