Climate Change in the Pacific Region
Pacific Region

Ecosystem impacts of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest

In the Pacific Northwest, increased greenhouse gases and warmer temperatures have resulted in a number of physical and chemical impacts. All of these changes will cause major perturbations to ecosystem conditions, possibly imperiling species that evolved in response to local conditions.

Click on the ecosystem type below to learn more about how these places, and the plants and animals that live there, are affected by climate change in the Pacific Region


Which of these ecosystems in USFWS Region 1 do you live in or nearest to? Check out the map below to find out!









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Last updated: September 4, 2013

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