"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change". - Charles Darwin
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Giant pandas have a small population size, long generation time, low reproductive rate, and feed almost exclusively on bamboo, all of which make them less able to adapt to a changing climate. Explore these and other traits which make giant pandas vulnerable to climate change, as well as recommended climate-adaptive management strategies.
This past fall, when soon-to-be President Trump used “drain the swamp” as an anti-corruption rallying cry, some biologists and wetlands advocates pointed out that swamps are actually quite useful. Also called wetlands, swamps can be a critical part of natural infrastructure to protect the shoreline from storm surge and sea level rise.
Shaun Martin, the Senior Director for Climate Change Adaptation at World Wildlife Fund (WWF), kicked off the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) monthly webinar series in January 2017.
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