Small population size? It doesn’t have to mean that species can’t adapt to environmental change

Posted by on August 17, 2016 5:31 pm
Categories: Science

Worldwide, there are 16,938 endangered species. From the white rhino to the blue whale, numbers are dwindling in the face of poaching, habitat destruction and climate change. Although the situation may seem dire, new research gives us reason to hope. A new study shows that small populations of species can still adapt and respond to natural selection.

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