How will climate change affect Yellowstone National Park?

That’s the question posed by the headline over this New York Times science-section article. Yellowstone, of course, is only one of more than 500 units within the National Park System. Sadly, cutthroat trout in Yellowstone-area streams will perish as their coldwater habitat transitions to warm water better suited to warm-water fishes like bass. And then there are disasters like Glacier National Park – park created to showcase glaciers which are nearly gone now, thanks to human activities.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s