A Talk on the Wild Side.
If you missed a story in our climate change series this week, don't worry! We've got the rundown of last week's stories right here. Please share your thoughts in the comment section. As always, we love to hear what you think.
Maine : Rising Temperatures and Declining Snowfall Spell Trouble for Canada Lynx
With temperatures predicted to rise in the coming years, the deep snow cover that the Canada lynx depends on may be significantly reduced, eliminating its competitive advantage over other predators.
Minnesota : Warmer Temperatures Take a Toll on Minnesota Moose
Minnesota ’s iconic moose might be the seven-foot-tall, 1,000 pound version of the canary in the coal mine. The large antlered animal appears on the verge of being pushed out of its southernmost historic range by climate change and other stressors.
Wyoming : Warmer Winter Temperatures Fuel Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation
Driven by climate changes, Lodgepole pine forests of the Intermountain west are undergoing an unprecedented epidemic of the native mountain pine beetle.
The 10,216-acre Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge is under threat from the very thing that gives it life – the Gulf of Mexico and its changing sea levels.
Texas : In Face of Climate Change, Coast Is Not Clear for Whooping Cranes
Even though a record-breaking 281 whooping cranes wintered this past season at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf Coast of Texas, climate change is a major concern for the charismatic endangered species.