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Study into prediction of extinction risk due to climate change - Dr Pearson

26 February 2014

Published today in Nature Climate Change, the results of a study led by Richard Pearson (UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research) and by Resit Akçakaya (Stony Brook University, New York), shows that climate change may not be fundamentally different from other extinction threats in terms of identifying species in danger of extinction. The study identified factors that predispose species to high extinction risk due to climate change in order to help conservation efforts to classify species that are most in danger.

A full press release can be found on the UCL's News website, whilst the full report can be found online at Nature Climate Change.

For further information, please contact CBER via e-mail: CBER@ucl.ac.uk

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