Dr Justine Shaw edClimate-driven change in the distribution of animal and plant species poses emerging challenges for humans, an international study published in Science has shown.

The study involved a large international team of scientists, including CEED researcher and conservation ecologist Dr Justine Shaw (pictured). Justine said species “in Antarctica, the Arctic, the tropics, everywhere” were moving in response to climate change.

“This study shows just how valuable long-term monitoring is,” she said.

“It allows us to detect these changes, particularly in rapidly warming areas like Antarctica and the Arctic.”

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