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Old 8th August 2009   #1
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Default Scientific American: Some California amphibians may need a lift to survive climate change

Scientific American, 07 August, 2009 Some California Amphibians may need a lift to survive climate change

As temperatures rise over the next century, three California amphibian species could be pushed to the cusp of extinction because the warming climate will effectively block their migration to more suitable habitats. Interventions by humans who physically relocate the animals may be the only way to help them survive.

Managed relocation, or assisted migration, for climate change is a controversial topic because of the challenges of moving an endangered species and the potential harm it may cause in a new ecosystem...

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