Tigers may not survive climate change
Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world’s last and largest tiger strongholds, scientists warned in a new study. The cats are among nearly 500,000 land species whose survival is in question because of threats to their natural habitats, according to a report by the UN published on Monday. The Sunderbans, 4,000 square miles of marshy land in Bangladesh and India, hosts the world’s largest mangrove forest and a rich ecosystem supporting several hundred animal species, including the endangered Bengal tiger. AboutScience of the Total Environment.
Changes wrought by a warming planet will be “enough to decimate” the few hundred or so Bengal tigers remaining there. More on this worrying report can be found by following the link below.