Are we conserving the right habitats?

Climate change may well upend everything we think we know about conserving habitats. As species rapidly adapt to deal with climate change, they are likely to shift to areas where there is currently no conservation effort underway. If management programs don’t consider rapid evolution in their planning, their efforts at conservation may be useless. Providing conditions under which species can more readily adapt will be an important part of any future conservation.

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