Humans have altered North America’s ecosystems more than melting glaciers

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Recent human activity, including agriculture, has had a greater impact on North America’s plants and animals than even the glaciers that retreated more than 10,000 years ago. "This rapid turnover is a harbinger of the extinction risk and the overall ecosystem disruption that is impending,” noted Jennifer McGuire, a paleoecologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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College of Sciences, EAS

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Economic Development and Policy, Student and Faculty, Environment
Keywords
environment, Global Warming, climate change
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  • Created By: kpietkiewicz3
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  • Created On: Aug 12, 2020 - 9:35pm
  • Last Updated: Aug 12, 2020 - 9:37pm