Climate change impacts Antarctic biodiversity habitat

00:00 EDT 28 Jun 2017 | Lifesciencesworld

[NEWS] Ice-free areas of Antarctica - home to more than 99 per cent of the continent's terrestrial plants and animals - could expand by more than 17,000km2 by the end of this century, a study published today in Nature reveals. Led by University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences PhD student Jasmine Lee, the study is the first to investigate how ice-free areas in Antarctica may be affected by climate change. Ms Lee said Antarctic ice-free areas cover …

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