Global warming and genetic susceptibility of elephants to extinction: synthesis of a new controversial hypothesis
Garg, Abhishek D. (2007) Global warming and genetic susceptibility of elephants to extinction: synthesis of a new controversial hypothesis. Green Hope, 5 (6). pp. 37-43.
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Global warming has been recently found to exert pressure on gene pools of animals. This has influenced the theory of many existing hypothesis. Our recent analysis of elephant evolution and its trends has led us to hypothesize a "global-warming driven extinction theory" for modern elephants especially the African Elephants. This hypothesis proposed by us, has attracted strong remarks from certain international experts. In this article, as a lead author of that paper, I try to discuss this hypothesis, its background and its controversy.
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