A recently published report summarizes past and present-day changes in the Earth’s cryosphere and describes the ongoing and potential effects of those changes.
PostedFeb 6, 2013
Ecosystems & Biodiversity
While the iconic Haleakal silversword plant made a strong recovery from early 20th century threats, it has now entered a period of substantial climate-related decline. New research published this week warns that global warming may have severe consequences for the silversword in its native habitat.