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Nature is widely ad­ap­ted to current cli­mate – mak­ing it harder to ad­just to a new one

To do the right thing at the right time, organisms need to glean cues from their environment. With ongoing climate change, the timing of these cues, like the accumulation of warm days, is rapidly shifting. Researchers have shown that the timing of species’ activity fail to keep up with their cues, and that how quickly activity shifts reflects past evolution.
Date: 23 Nov 2020
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