Climate change and biodiversity: inter-linkages, impact, mitigation and adaptation


Climate change and biodiversity have been major dominant issues since the latter part of the twentieth century at the international level. The rich variety of life on earth has always had to deal with a changing climate. A major influence on evolutionary changes that had produced plant and animal species of today is the result of adaptation that different life forms showed to climate change. This is a usual pattern that the survival of ecosystems and their function are perfectly compatible with the variation in the climate.

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