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Friday, May 10, 2013

Decline in snow cover spells trouble for many plants, animals

Decline in snow cover spells trouble for many plants, animals
Madison WI (SPX) May 10, 2013 - For plants and animals forced to tough out harsh winter weather, the coverlet of snow that blankets the north country is a refuge, a stable beneath-the-snow habitat that gives essential respite from biting winds and subzero temperatures. But in a warming world, winter and spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere is in decline, putting at risk many plants and animals that depend on the ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Decline_in_snow_cover_spells_trouble_for_many_plants_animals_999.html

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