Facing Climate Change in Forests and Fields
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The Wildlife Society News
As a growing body of science shows, climate change impacts on wildlife are already profound — from shifting species' ranges and altering the synchronicity of food sources to changing the availability of water. Such impacts are only expected to increase in the coming decades. As climate change shapes complex, interwoven ecological processes, novel conditions and ecosystems will continue to emerge. This reality poses unprecedented challenges, but also opportunities for natural resource managers as they plan for the decades to come.