Adapt or Die: Walrus Join Crowd of Species Facing Climate Ultimatum

NBC news reports on how a large amount of Walruses were found crowded on an Alaskan beach during a time when they would normally be hunting from the arctic ice:

The walrus has become one of the species whose future survival is threatened by the changing climate.  (Image credit)

The walrus has become one of the species whose future survival is threatened by the changing climate.
(Image credit)

The 35,000 walruses recently spotted jammed onto an Alaskan beach were a very visual sign of what wildlife scientists know and worry about: From the Arctic to Antarctica, some species are having to adapt, or die, in the face of the long-term threat of a warming planet and more immediate danger like habitat destruction.

“It’s got conservation groups scrambling for solutions,” says Lee Hannah, a climate change biology researcher at the nonprofit Conservation International. “We’re really seeing this across the board.”

To read more about the changing world and what you can do to prepare, visit: www.greatwavesofchange.org

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