TITLE

OUT OF SYNC

AUTHOR(S)
Tangley, Laura
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
National Wildlife (World Edition);Apr/May2005, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that wildlife is at risk as global warming changes the timing of seasonal behaviors such as breeding and migration. Observation by biologist John Weishampel that sea turtles along the stretch of Florida coast are coming ashore to lay eggs about 10 days earlier than they did in 1989; Increase in the water temperature of the ocean along the Florida coast; Change in the timing of flowering of plants in Washington, D.C. and other parts of the U.S.; Implications of the change in seasonal behavior of plants and animals.
ACCESSION #
16621622

 

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