How climate change is disrupting ecosystems

Roesel’s bush-cricket is one of the many grasshoppers that might migrate to higher elevations once the climate in lower elevations has become unsuitable. Credit: Christian Roesti The world is getting warmer and warmer—and many organisms native to lower latitudes or elevations are moving higher. However, novel organisms moving into a new habitat could disturb the […]

How climate change is disrupting ecosystems — ScienceDaily

The world is getting warmer and warmer — and many organisms native to lower latitudes or elevations are moving higher. However, novel organisms moving into a new habitat could disturb the ecological balance which has been established over a long period. Plants and herbivores are characterised by long-term co-evolution, shaping both their geographic distribution and […]