Santiago de Cuba, Feb 7th – A systematic monitoring of the impact of climate change on the Baconao Biosphere Reserve´s biodiversity is currently carried out by specialists from the Eastern Center of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (Bioeco) in eastern Cuba.
One of the certainties thrown by these investigations, emphasized González, is that amphibians are one of the most vulnerable faunal groups in the face of these abrupt and intense transformations, which corresponds to studies from 1970 to 2000 and conclusions derived from international research.
Among the flora, she pointed out, stand out the humid forests or rainforests mountains of La Gran Piedra Protected Natural Landscape, where the shortage of rains and the high temperatures can negatively influence and make those trees look up for those natural conditions of their habitats.
The specialist stated that it is a kind of photograph of the moment to update the copious information generated over time by various investigations in these privileged environments and thus have a more accurate idea of the signs of alterations.(Prensa Latina)