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Third US National Climate Assessment reports our ecosystems are already changing
Date:5/7/2014

ems provide these benefits, but climate and other global changes are overwhelming their capacities to protect us," said Nancy Grimm, professor and Senior Sustainability Scientist at Arizona State University. "These ecosystems are threatened, not just from climate change, but from other changes that we have brought to them. We need to reverse that trend, understand these systems better, and think about how we can bolster their services to society."

Grimm, a past president of the Ecological Society, contributed to the third NCA. She guest edited a condensed and illustrated version of the biodiversity, ecosystems, and ecosystem services input to the NCA for a special open access issue of the society's journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment in November, 2013.


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