publication . Article . 2016

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT ON MOUNTAIN BIODIVERSITY: A SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GILGIT-BALTISTAN OF PAKISTAN

S. Ishaq; M. Z. Khan; F. Begum; K. Hussain; R. Amir; A. Hussain; S. Ali;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2016 Journal: Journal of Mountain Area Research (issn: 2518-8496, eissn: 2518-850X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Karakoram International University Gilgit, Pakistan
Abstract
Climate Change is not a stationary phenomenon; it moves from time to time, it represents a major threat to mountainous biodiversity and to ecosystem integrity. The present study is an attempt to identify the current knowledge gap and the effects of climate change on mountainous biodiversity, a special reference to the Gilgit-Baltistan is briefly reviewed. Measuring the impact of climate change on mountain biodiversity is quite challenging, because climate change interacts with every phenomenon of ecosystem. The scale of this change is so large and very adverse so strongly connected to ecosystem services, and all communities who use natural resources. This study ...
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free text keywords: Special types of environment, TD878-894, Environmental sciences, GE1-350
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