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Which animals will survive climate change?

Accepted submission by mrpg mailto:mrpgNO@SPAMsoylentnews.org at 2021-05-21 06:16:49
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210514134119.htm [sciencedaily.com]

        Climate change is exacerbating problems like habitat loss and temperatures swings that have already pushed many animal species to the brink. But can scientists predict which animals will be able to adapt and survive? Using genome sequencing, researchers show that some fish, like the threespine stickleback, can adapt very rapidly to extreme seasonal changes. Their findings could help scientists forecast the evolutionary future of these populations.


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