climate migration

‘Grolar Bears’: Is Cross-Breeding to Protect Vulnerable Species From Climate Change a Good Idea?

‘Grolar Bears’: Is Cross-Breeding to Protect Vulnerable Species From Climate Change a Good Idea?

Species cross-breed in nature in order to share traits that bolster them from certain environmental changes, and cross-breeding may become more common as the planet heats up and animals migrate to cooler areas. For instance, as grizzly bears have made their way north, Canada and Alaska have become home to “grolar bears,” The Guardian reported. […]

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    Climate Change Is Already Driving Mass Migration Around the Globe

    Climate Change Is Already Driving Mass Migration Around the Globe

    By Jeff Turrentine Given the oversize role that migration plays in our current political discourse, you’d think there would be more emphasis on the one factor military and security experts believe will affect future migration patterns more than any other: . The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan agency that analyzes and audits federal […]

    Is Winter Miserable for Wildlife?

    Is Winter Miserable for Wildlife?

    By Bridget B. Baker While the weather outside may indeed get frightful this winter, a parka, knit hat, wool socks, insulated boots and maybe a roaring fire make things bearable for people who live in cold climates. But what about all the wildlife out there? Won’t they be freezing? Anyone who’s walked their dog when […]