Robert Colwell

Oct. 10, 2008

Climate Change And Tropical Habitats

As the world gets warmer due to climate change, some species may need to find cooler habitats to compensate. In this segment, we'll talk about the potential effects of warming temperatures on plants and insects in the tropics.

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