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Michael Scarpato ENVT 0845 Commentary #1 9-4-2018 Most land-based ecosystems worldwide risk 'major transformation' due to climate change By: University of Michigan, Science Daily, (August 30th, 2018) This article about the land-based ecosystems worldwide, explains what is changing in this world due to climate change. These change of events could lead to something catastrophic. The extreme reduction from greenhouse-gas emissions, will end up destroying different ecosystems, like forests, grasslands, deserts, and tundras. These changes are due to climate change going on throughout the world. Researchers used fossil records of vegetation change during the time of the glaciers melting. Which is causing the ocean levels to rise, causing floods. These changes will threat global biodiversity, like such examples as water security, carbon storage, and recreation. “If we allow climate change to go unchecked, the vegetation of this planet is going to look
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