Climate change transforms island ecosystem

Pockley, Peter
April 2001
Nature;4/5/2001, Vol. 410 Issue 6829, p616
Academic Journal
Reports that a survey of animals and plants on Australia's Heard Island has unearthed evidence of the ecological impacts of global warming. Finding of the survey that glaciers have retreated and sea surface temperature has risen; Impact of this climate change on plant and animal populations.


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