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Climate change appears to be forcing many of the world's creatures to migrate to more favorable locales up to three times faster than previously believed, a study said Thursday.
Researchers compiled past studies on species migration and combined them into a meta-analysis that showed a clear trend toward cooler climates, with the fastest moves in places where heating was most intense.
"These changes are equivalent to animals and plants shifting away from the equator at around 20 centimeters per hour, for every hour of the day, for every day of the year," said project leader Chris Thomas, biology professor at the University of York.
"Our analysis shows that rates of response to climate change are two or three times faster than previously realized,"
Originally posted by The Sword
This thread is why you can't have an intelligent debate about climate change/global warming on ATS.
Someone chimes in with the topic and out come the deniers.
Originally posted by auraelium
reply to post by freakjive
Which warming would are you referring too? since the earth has been cooling since 1998