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Author Shoals, James, author.
Title The future of biodiversity / James Shoals.
Pub Info Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2020]
book jacket
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 333.9 SHO     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Climate challenges : problems and progress
Summary "Biodiversity is the sum total of all living organisms inhabiting the earth. It refers to the variety and variation in living organisms, their species, and their habitats. Global warming has emerged as a great threat to biodiversity. As the planet is warming up, plants and animals are trying to adapt to their changing environments. However, the pace of change is so fast that some living organisms are not being able to cope up with the challenges of nature. This is making some species vulnerable to extinction. Not only rising temperatures but also changes in rainfall patterns, breeding seasons, as well as the reducing interaction between animals and plants have endangered many species. It is believed that if global temperatures rise by over 3.5°C, up to 70 percent of the world's known species would go extinct."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Contents Changing oceans and seas -- Struggling life in the oceans -- Melting poles -- Polar life -- Plants in danger -- Forests at risk -- Threat to wildlife -- Amphibians facing peril -- Reptiles in trouble -- Insects around the world -- Impact on butterflies -- Impact on birds -- Impact on migration -- Impact on hibernation -- Climate change affects all.
Subject Biodiversity -- Juvenile literature.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Juvenile literature.
Climatic changes -- Juvenile literature.
Endangered species -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781422243565