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Ecological Impacts of Climate Change - Joshua Lawler, University of Washington

Will Animals be Able to Track Projected Changes in Climate?
Joshua Lawler, University of Washington

In the past, as the earth’s climates changed, many species moved across continents to track suitable conditions. Projected future changes in climate will likely result in similar shifts in today’s flora and fauna. Here, I discuss two studies that explore whether mammals will be able to move fast enough to track projected changes in climate and how mammals, birds, and amphibians will likely move across human-dominated landscapes to track changing climates.

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Comment by Ericka B. on November 17, 2015 at 8:22pm

UW scientist Josh Lawler will speak about climate change impacts on animals at Ravenna Third Place Pub. Lawler is a Denman Professor of Sustainable Resource Sciences, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences. 

Presented in conjunction with NOVA Science Now - Making North America. Supported by Cascadia Climate Action and Seattle 350. 

Free NOVA swag will be given out on a first come, first serve basis.

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When:  Nov 30, 2015, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Where: Ravenna Third Place Pub, 6504 20th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115


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