Global Warming Linked To Caribou-calf Mortality

Friday, May 2, 2008 - 10:28 in Earth & Climate

Fewer caribou calves are being born -- and more of them are dying -- in West Greenland as a result of a warming climate. The researchers believe that caribou may serve as an indicator species for climate changes including global warming. The research shows that the timing of peak food availability no longer corresponds to the timing of caribou births.

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