[PCA] NEWS: Shootingstars provide clues to likely response of plants to global warming

Olivia Kwong plant at plantconservation.org
Tue Apr 12 07:57:18 CDT 2011


Botany: Shootingstars Provide Clues to Likely Response of Plants to Global 

ScienceDaily (Apr. 11, 2011) -- Both migration and evolution played a role 
in the adaptation of shootingstars to warmer temperatures after the last 
ice age. Many scientists are concerned that plant and animal species may 
face extinction due to global warming, but biologists at Washington 
University in St. Louis are trying to predict exactly what will happen to 
them. Which species will migrate? Which evolve? Which change their 
behavior? Which become extinct?

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