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Reducing Human-Wildlife Interactions Spurred By Climate Change

Hotter, drier, sometimes wetter, but generally more extreme: these are the weather effects we notice from global warming.

There are plenty of others though, including greater numbers of humans coming into contact with wildlife because of climate effects.

Briana Abrahms at the University of Washington has studied the increased contacts, and she recently put out a call to action in the journal Science.

We get some examples of human-wildlife contacts, and our guest's ideas on how to lessen or at least minimize them.

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