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Climate Change Could Affect Your Favorite College Mascot, So Root For Them Now

By Brianna Elliott

Alumni and die-hard fans of college sports tend to get really fired up about their favorite team. But what if fans found out that their beloved mascot’s real-life counterpart was threatened by climate change?

A new report by the National Wildlife Federation, “Mascot Madness: How Climate Change is Hurting School Spirit,” is bringing attention to the threats climate change pose on wildlife by relating the subject to college sports. The report highlights a diverse group of animals and species — some already endangered and threatened — whose food, habitat and reproductive success will be impacted by climate change, …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green