Tag: dehydration

August 10, 2020

Climate change may push Northwest amphibians to the brink

By the 2080s, amphibians may be either too hot or too dehydrated to inhabit the mountains of the Pacific Northwest under projected climate change scenarios. In a study published in...

March 1, 2017

Hotter days could kill more desert songbirds

From the raucous cactus wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) to the wheezy lesser goldfinch (Spinus psaltria), desert songbirds face an increasing risk of death from dehydration in a warming climate, new research...