|White-tailed deer feed on hay-bales in Manitoba.|
A PinP photo.
Monday, 12 November 2018
Is Warming Bringing a Wave of New Diseases to Arctic Wildlife?
Rapid warming and vanishing sea ice in the Arctic has enabled new species, from humpback whales to white-tailed deer, to spread northward. Scientists are increasingly concerned that some of these new arrivals may be bringing dangerous pathogens that could disrupt the region’s fragile ecosystems. Details here.