Driven to Extinction by Dr. Richard Pearson
The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity (American Museum of Natural History)

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Could more than a million species disappear in the 21st century?
Written by a leading scientist in the field, Driven to Extinction draws upon fascinating case studies from around the world, providing balanced and well-reasoned insight into the potential impacts of climate change on the diversity of life. Richard Pearson focuses on the science of the issue, revealing what has happened––as well as what is likely to happen––to some of the world's weirdest and most wonderful species as global temperatures continue to rise.

About Dr. Richard Pearson

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RICHARD PEARSON is a scientist at the American Museum of Natural History with a Ph.D. from Oxford University. His research has been funded by grants from NASA and the National Science Foundation, and his findings have been published in several scientific journals, including Nature. The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest and most respected museums in the world, with millions of visitors each year.
Published March 1, 2011 by Sterling. 264 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Pearson says, “we cannot really expect to accurately predict how an ecological community will respond to climate change.” And, “climate change has the potential to rearrange species, assembling new communities as plants and animals shift their ranges and adjust their phenology.

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