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Morgan Tingley finds that early spring arrival caused by climate change is endangering the hatching of birds

Publication: Salon

UCLA Expert: Morgan Tingley: Associate Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Synopsis: A warming planet is slowly advancing the arrival of spring – an alarming trend for the hatching of birds. A new study, led by Tingley, found that birds are producing fewer chicks when they start breeding too early or too late in the spring season.

UCLA News: As the start of spring begins earlier and earlier, the researchers anticipate that this trend will only worsen, generating a large-scale impact on many bird populations that could even lead to extinction.

Read more at Salon.