Alberta's climate is changing and expected to bring many changes to the province's vast ecosystems and species, according to
BMCCA researcher Chris Shank, who is co-author of a report on Understanding and Respecting the Effects of Climate Change on Alberta's Biodiversity, during a recent presentation for the Bow Valley Naturalists.
New research suggests the American pika living high in the mountains of Alberta is very vulnerable to a changing climate – but there’s hope they won’t be at risk of disappearing as previously thought.
The Northern Blazing Star is helping researchers develop strategies for coping with climate change.
Transplanting the plant species to southern Alberta, where temperatures are as hot as those projected for its current habitat later this century, researchers found poor germination and establishment. But when moved north of its current range, it flourished.
Researchers adapted 24 climate models to predict what could happen over next 100 years
EDMONTON – A new climate change report projects Alberta will generally see an earlier spring, increased precipitation, warmer temperatures, and an overall drier climate, which could eliminate nearly all of the boreal forest.
Extreme weather and climate change's effects on prairie birds
EDMONTON - The peaceful croaking of frogs in Alberta ponds could eventually go silent, according to an assessment of how climate change could affect the province's plants and animals.
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Listen to hear our University of Alberta collaborators Dr. Scott Nielsen and Dr. Erin Bayne tell Briar Stewart what climate change might mean for the management of biodiversity in Alberta.
Listening in on climate change
Listening in on climate change - Dr. Erin Bayne on CBC Edmonton's Radio Active