Disappearing Ducks? North America’s Prairie Potholes Vulnerable to Warming Climates
The loss of wetlands in the prairie pothole region of central North America due to a warmer and drier climate will negatively affect millions of waterfowl that depend on the region for food, shelter and raising young, according to research published today in the journal BioScience . The new research shows that the region appears to be much more sensitive to climate warming and drying than previously thought.
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