Moose and caribou in the face of climate change: winners or losers?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM AKDT
Speaking: 
Kris Hundertmark, University of Alaska Fairbanks

 

Climate change will have impacts on animals living in northern environments that go far beyond shifting habitats, and some species may fare better than others.  This presentation looks at factors involved in evaluating the impact of future climate change on moose and also presents the results of a recent study that predicts changes in the genetic diversity of caribou relative to changing climate.  

 

 

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