Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity

This video documents the effects of increasing global temperatures on biodiversity (changes in distribution, range, and numbers) and human populations. Adaptations to climate change are also outlined.

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Convention on Biological Diversity

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To skip the general review of climate change impacts and focus on the biodiversity aspects, go to the 7:00 mark.

Video is based on 2007 IPCC report and 2007 meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity. More current information may out-date some of the information presented here.