Climate Change in the Rainforest
Climate models predict that local temperatures in Queensland, Australia, will rise about 3.5° Celsius in the next century, resulting in a nearly 50% extinction rate among animals found only in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Richardo Montiel (Reyðarfjörður, Iceland) and César Zuleta (Székesfehérvár, Hungary) will help measure the distribution and abundance of animals in this area to assess the impact of climate change. August 6-20


Richardo Montiel's Diary

César Zuleta's Diary


Related Sites


Wet Tropics Management Authority
Learn more about this World Heritage Area.
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UNESCO
View documents and photographs of the Wet Tropics area.
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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Climate Change in the Rainforest


Learn more about the expedition and its scientists.
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