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Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds


February 16, 2012

a Rainbow-billed toucan Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds--especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas--and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species. That is among the conclusions of a review of nearly 200 scientific studies relevant to the topic. The review was scheduled for online publication this week in the journal Biological Conservation. Full Story

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