UK will become plant, butterfly and bird refuge as climate changes

2018

Flowering Plants

The UK becomes a flowering plant refugia as the climate changes. Green shows good, a suitable climate for flowering plants. Green shows loss from Europe as global temperature increases 1,5C, 2.C, 3.2C.

Dark red is unsuitable climate for flowering plants, white is already lost to plants because of agriculture. 

A work in progress by Jeff Price at UEA.

 

Butterflies and Moths

The UK becomes a butterfly and moth refugia as the climate changes. Greenshows good, a suitable climate for butterflies and moths. Green shows loss from Europe as global temperature increases 1,5C, 2.C, 3.2C.

Dark red is unsuitable climate for flowering plants, white is already lost to plants because of agriculture.

A work in progress by Jeff Price at UEA.

Birds

The UK becomes a bird refugia as the climate changes. Greenshows good, a suitable climate for birds. Green shows loss from Europe as global temperature increases 1,5C, 2.C, 3.2C.

Dark red is unsuitable climate for birds, white is already lost to plants because of agriculture

A work in progress by Jeff Price at UEA.