Climate change is 'escalator to extinction' for mountain birds

Climate change is 'escalator to extinction' for mountain birds

 
29 October 2018   |   BBC News
 

Scientists have produced new evidence that climate change is driving tropical bird species who live near a mountain top to extinction.

Researchers have long predicted many creatures will seek to escape a warmer world by moving towards higher ground.

However, those living at the highest levels cannot go any higher, and have been forecast to decline.

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