Ten Endangered Wildlife, Fish & Plants Impacted by Climate Change
Akikiki © Jack Jeffrey
This report demonstrates ways that our changing climate is increasing the risk of extinction for eleven species on the brink of disappearing forever.
The report focuses on ten species, as well as an online poll winner, that are listed or being reviewed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act. The global warming threats to these species include increased disease, diminished reproduction, lost habitat, reduced food supply, and other impacts.
About the Report
'Akikiki or Kaua'i Creeper
Safeguarding Species in a warming world - Policy solutions
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Western Prairie Fringed Orchid
Activists' Choice: Polar Bear
2008 Top Ten - Without a Net
ESC's 2008 report Without a Net, Top Ten Wildlife, Fish and Plants in Need of Endangered Species Act Protection is available here.