Press Release from Umeå University

Climate is no ubiquitous explanation of fluctuations in reindeer numbers

[2016-12-29] Exploitation of natural resources, such as forestry or gas and oil extraction, and management practices may have faster and greater impacts on reindeer populations than does climate change, a study finds. However, climate change should not be forgotten or underestimated, since reindeer are adapted to cold temperatures and therefore susceptible to temperature increases.

Editor: Ingrid Söderbergh

Link to news:
http://www.umu.se/english/news/.cid277685


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2017-01-18