NASA has a wealth of wonderful information on changing ecosystems. They aren't just looking deep into space.
Climate study effects
It is interesting to read about how climate changes are directly effecting animals, plants, and Crustaceans, fungi.... And how quickly it is all happening.
This is linked to the fact that a major part of the earth's carbon has been harvested and burned as fuel into our atmosphere in the last two centuries.
I like to imagine how wonderful and untamed, untainted the country had been for Lewis and Clark's journey to the Pacific. They had earth day picnics all the time.
I am going to a seed bomb workshop tonight at Franklin and Market at the school house.