F. GUYVENCHY1, R. PAȘCALĂU1, Laura ȘMULEAC1, S. M. STANCIU1 1University of Life Sciences “King Mihai I” from Timișoara
The Caribbean is a region of great biodiversity and is home to a large number of unique species of plants and animals. However, this biodiversity is threatened by climate change, which is having a significant impact on the region. One of the biggest threats to biodiversity in the Caribbean is rising sea levels, which are caused by the melting of glaciers and polar ice caps. As sea levels rise, coastal habitats such as mangroves and coral reefs are being destroyed, which is having a significant impact on the many species that depend on these habitats for their survival. For example, coral reefs are home to a huge variety of marine life, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscs. As the reefs are destroyed, many of these species are losing their habitats and becoming endangered. Another major impact of climate change on the Caribbean is the increase in temperature. This is causing changes in rainfall patterns, which in turn is affecting the growth and distribution of many plant species. In addition, many animal species are struggling to adapt to the changing climate, which is leading to declines in their populations. Overall, the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in the Caribbean are complex and varied. However, it is clear that urgent action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the impacts of climate change on the regions rich and diverse ecosystems.
Biodiversity, Caribbean, coastal, climate, ecosystem, system, temperature, climate, gas emission, greenhouse, management, Haiti
environmental engineering
Presentation: poster