A new study shows that as rising heat drives some key species extinct, it will affect other species, as well, in a domino effect.
Global warming is about to tear big holes into Earth’s delicate web of life, pushing temperatures beyond the tolerance of thousands of animals at the same time. As some key species go extinct, entire ecosystems like coral reefs and forests will crumble, and some will collapse abruptly, starting as soon as this decade, a new study in the journal Nature warns.
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Original Title: Unchecked Global Warming Could Collapse Whole Ecosystems, Maybe Within 10 Years
Full Text of the Original Article: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/07042020/global-warming-ecosystem-biodiversity-rising-heat-species