National Park Service, Toni Lynn Morelli, U. S. Geological Survey discussed on Morning Edition
Could be buffered shielded from a warming climate it'll still be affected but even a few degrees of difference could help the ecosystem survive doesn't mean it will survive forever but it's given us time to look at additional conservation strategies due in says the park service is already looking at giving this valley extra protection like keeping out invasive species for making sure force aren't overgrown and prone to fires there's no easy answers but it's the challenge that we've been called to do and it's part of working for the National Park Service devils post pile isn't the only place the park service's trying this in Mainz Acadia national park research psychologist Toni Lynn Morelli just map climate refugia for thirty different plants and animals there she's base. at the U. S. Geological Survey at the northeast climate Science Center in Massachusetts there is urgency there is urgency in identifying these places so that we can protect them but the big question is how long can these places in juror given how fast the climate is changing or in one sense this is just buying time for us as a society to come up with better sleep and stop crimes. sees these climate refugia as small pockets of resistance holding out in a fast changing world I'm on summer kick you reading news and what about you in this fast changing world are you keeping your cool all the news about climate change has many of us feeling anxious and paralyzed we're gonna talk about that tomorrow on morning edition on KQED. and Brian what we'll be back with more news and KQED news chamber right now we're gonna go to traffic and see what's happening with Joe Connell well south it is still a mess in the Coliseum down to ninety eighth because of a crash that might still be blocking three left lanes reported there.