Climate threat to Scotland's arctic-alpine plants

time:2023-06-10 03:00:56source:BBC News (British Broadcasting Corporation) author:Press center6

Climate change has pushed Scotland's rare arctic-alpine plants to the brink of extinction, scientists have warned.

The rate of decline of snow pearlwort – 66% since the mid-1990s – has led to it being moved from vulnerable to endangered conservation threat status by the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI).

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