Monday, October 13, 2008

Two stories from ScienceDaily today

Just a few days ahead of our class on overharvesting comes the news that there is a huge gap between the world demand for fish and what can be sustainably harvested.

And a week ahead of our class on the effects of global warming on species comes the results of an IUCN study showing 35% of the world’s birds, 52% of amphibians and 71% of warm-water reef-building corals are likely to be particularly susceptible to climate change.

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