How does climate change affect Biodiversity?

Climate change and biodiversity are directly related to one another. The change in the climate affects the temperature of a particular region which may or may not be suitable for all species. Over the past few years, the global warming trends have showcased the distinctive change in the temperature and climate across the world, and this has directly affected the livelihood of all plant and animal species.

It is also expected if the temperature continues to increase, the life of many plant and animal species may come under threat. Healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity are fundamental to life on the planet and climate change is affecting the habitats of several species. 

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UPSC aspirants must also go through the Species in News that are important from the prelims perspective. 

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