Global warming, as it turns out, affects not only the size of the ice cover in the Arctic, but animals with plants. According to a recent study, the gradual increase in the Earth's temperature will lead to the fact that even large predators over time much ground. But this is not the worst.
According to the Singapore scientists, many animals and plants are gradually reduced in size by global warming, according to Sky News. This is due to the fact that by increasing the temperature of the planet, the animals will have to spend more energy and this decrease, but many of the plants will begin to "wither away" because of the high humidity. Among the living creatures that are "slimmer" strongest in Singapore scientists say polar bears, sheep, seagulls, lizards and frogs. To temperature, in sizes will lose not only the large predators, but also insects and even plankton, say scientists from Singapore. Researchers fear that these changes may very sad affect the animals needed for the production of human food products, such as livestock.
In response to the comments of skeptics that the climate has changed in the world many times, and each time the animals could adapt to the new conditions, Singaporean scientists have noted that the current warming cover ground faster than previous climate change, which saw the land. In addition, researchers say that in a time of global warming, which occurred on the planet 55 million years ago and the most similar to today's climate processes, beetles, bees, spiders, wasps, and ants for a few hundred years have decreased in size by about 75%. Be that as it may, the "shrinking" of plants and animals is not the biggest problem that may befall mankind as a result of global warming, British broadcaster BBC. In particular, it will significantly increase the price of oil, which could trigger military conflicts, especially in the poorest countries in South-East Asia and Africa.
The economy of China, the U.S. and Western Europe will suffer, as the welfare of the country depends on oil prices and imports from third countries. In addition, more than once stated that in the coming decades, the number of drinking water on the planet will decline sharply, which can cause fierce competition for resources and lead to conflicts.
Returning to the subject of animals, British journalists write that mankind should really pay attention to the many species of fish, particularly salmon. Off the coast of North America, one of the areas of the planet, where the temperature jumps are particularly noticeable, the number of fish in recent years has decreased by ten times, and there is no reason to expect improvement.