Willow flycatchers, already an endangered species, also imperiled by climate change
The southwestern willow flycatcher is facing serious environmental challenges.
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California is headed for a future of precipitation extremes.— UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability (@UCLAIoES) April 23, 2018
Research by @UCLA's @Weather_West & others in @NatureClimate projects a much greater number of extremely wet/dry events - and potentially catastrophic floods - by the end of the century https://t.co/oTLL2EZ2xG pic.twitter.com/kD6PL780Dv
#celebrating #worldoceansday with a #mandarin #fish aka Synchiropus splendidus. A #pacific #ocean #native it's one of only two vertebrates that have blue coloring thanks to cellular pigment. Instead of scales they're covered in a smelly bitter slime -this & their bright color discourages predators. #aposematic #defence #forcefield #dragonet #family #tropical #life #weneed #healthy #oceans