Preventing Loss of Animal Species under Human-Caused Climate Change

May 14, 2024

Dr. Patrick Gonzalez, climate change scientist, forest ecologist, and Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity, discusses climate change science, animal species extinctions, and energy conservation and efficiency solutions, in the May 14, 2024 issue of Parks Stewardship Forum

Left: Golden toad (sapo dorado; Incilius periglenes), extinct since 1989, due to anthropogenic climate change. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Right: Reserva Biológica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde, Costa Rica, its final habitat. Photo by Centro Científico Tropical.