Research sheds light on the capacity of endangered least terns to adapt to changes in their environment.
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Warmer temperatures could increase water loss by evapotranspiration. Without a comparable increase in precipitation, runoff – and thus water available for humans and ecosystems – could be reduced.
The storm that devastated Puerto Rico became an unexpected variable in the world’s first tropical forest warming experiment.