Climate change vulnerability mapped by scientists

The world’s most vulnerable and least vulnerable areas affected by climate change have been mapped by a team of international scientists.

Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Queensland and Stanford University say the map will help to identify where investment is needed most for the protection, restoration and conservation of environments and infrastructure.

The map was produced using data from the world’s ecosystems and predictions of how climate change will affect them. Southern and southeastern Asia, western and central Europe, eastern South America, and southern Australia are some of the most vulnerable regions.

Read more at The University of Queensland

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