Ecological impacts of climate change in The Netherlands

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Temperature in The Netherlands has increased substantially. In the last 20 years the annual temperature was 1°C higher than normal while the first months of the years were up to 2°C warmer than before. The increase in temperature has resulted in significant ecological impacts. This is a short summary of phenological changes ¿ changes in the timing of life cycle events and distributional changes in populations of plants and animals ¿ in The Netherlands
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClimate change and biodiversity-meeting the challenge; people and nature: plan, adapt and survive : report of the 13th Annual Conference of the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils EEAC, Oxford, 7-10 September 2005
EditorsM. Harley, B. Cordi, A. Abreu, P. Nijhoff
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherEnglish Nature
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • climatic change
  • biodiversity
  • environment
  • environmental protection
  • nature conservation

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