TITLE

A Shift in Seasons

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
National Geographic;Sep2004, Vol. 206 Issue 3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how global warming has caused a shift in seasons due to changes in habitats and the timing of annual processes such as flowering, leaf coverage, migration, and birth. How certain organisms lack the ability to adapt to changes made by species that depend on each other; Consideration of how high temperatures can cause a loss of algae and bleaching in corals living in tropical waters; How the fish and coral in Australia's Great Barrier Reef are threatened by warmer ocean temperatures; Impact of shorter winters on ecology.
ACCESSION #
14141899

 

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