Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | June 15, 2007

Many Arctic Plants Have Adjusted to Big Climate Changes, Study Finds

“Many Arctic plant species have readily adjusted to big climate changes, repeatedly recolonizing the rugged islands of the remote Svalbard archipelago off Norway’s coast through 20,000 years of warm and cool spells since the frigid peak of the last ice age, researchers report in today’s issue of the journal Science.”

Read article at the New York Times; or the BBC; or Scientific American
TPE Link – Habitat Occupation; Global Warming and Arctic Habitats

Image: Courtesy BJØRN ERIK SANDBAKK

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