Study reveals trout habitats could suffer from changes in global climate

Small streams harboring remnant populations of cutthroat trout, including Trapper Creek on the Roan Plateau (above), are particularly susceptible to global climate change. A new study predicts cutthroat populations may decline by 50 percent in the next 70 years.



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Small streams harboring remnant populations of cutthroat trout, including Trapper Creek on the Roan Plateau (above), are particularly susceptible to global climate change. A new study predicts cutthroat populations may decline by 50 percent in the next 70 years.

Changes in global climate could slash trout habitat in the Western U.S. by 50 percent over the next 70 years, says a new report from Trout Unlimited. The report, to be published Monday in the…




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