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99.8% of North American endangered species vulnerable to climate change: study

The climate crisis is poised to deliver a severe blow to America’s most threatened animals, with a new study finding that almost every species considered endangered is vulnerable in some way to global heating.


Of the 459 animal species listed as endangered by the US government, researchers found that all but one, or 99.8%, have characteristics that will make it difficult for them to adapt to rising temperatures.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/19/endangered-species-us-climate-crisis

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