adaptation

State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2021: Africa

Published: 29 October 2021

During his official visit to the Netherlands and the Global Center on Adaptation on October 29 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (seen here with Dr. Patrick Verkooijen, Chief Executive Officer,...

Indigenous territories fight climate change

Published: 17 August 2021

In a recent study in PLOS ONE, researchers from 6 different countries, including Camilo Alejo and Catherine Potvin of the Department of Biology at McGill University, examined the importance of...

Will climate change outpace species adaptation?

Published: 4 March 2021

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species...

CNN | Birds that learn new behaviors less likely to go extinct, says study

Published: 7 April 2020

Now, a new study has found that birds that are able to change their behavior in this way are less likely to become extinct than those that do not adapt.

Adaptation: Competition and predation may not be the driving force scientists thought

Published: 25 February 2020

Species adapt to their local climates, but how often they adapt to their local communities remains a mystery. To find answers, researchers at McGill University and the University of British...

Overcoming hurdles to Arctic climate change adaptation

Published: 6 January 2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Arctic peoples inherently able to adapt given changes to various non-climatic factors

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