How Warming Is Threatening The Genetic Diversity of Species

How Warming Threatens the Genetic

Diversity of Species, and Why It Matters

by jim robbins
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 Research on stoneflies in Glacier National Park indicates that global warming is reducing the genetic diversity of some species, compromising their ability to evolve as conditions change. These findings have major implications for how biodiversity will be affected by climate change. Read more.