Evolutionary rescue?

Nijhuis, Michelle
February 2012
High Country News;2/6/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p2
The article discusses the author's views on the controversial conservation strategy for threatened animal species that cannot relocate to more hospitable habitats, which can be protected from climate change through evolutionary rescue.


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