Alpine Ecosystem Responses to Rising Temperature and Atmospheric C02

By | August 26, 2015

 



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A number of people are concerned that Earth’s temperature will rise so high and so fast in response to CO2-induced global warming that many alpine plant and animal species will soon be mere memories, because of the assumption that after being forced to migrate to the tops of the mountains upon which they now reside at lower levels, there will be nowhere else for them to go in a vertical direction but to the sorry state of extinction.