Study Finds Global Warming as Threat to 1 in 6 Species

Climate change could drive to extinction as many as one in six animal and plant species, according to a new analysis.

In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, Mark Urban, an ecologist at the University of Connecticut, also found that as the planet warms in the future, species will disappear at an accelerating rate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/05/science/new-estimates-for-extinctions-global-warming-could-cause.html?_r=1

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