Monday, April 30, 2007

Next American Species To Go Extinct May Be Two Hawaiian Birds, Global Warming Amplifies Threats

Evidence suggests that rising average temperatures could allow mosquitoes to survive at higher, elevations, exposing the birds to deadly diseases. Researchers for the U.S. Geological Survey conclude that even a small increase in temperatures in Hawaii's forests will eliminate much of the mosquito-free safe zone that once existed for Kauai's birds. Read More...

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