Researchers May Have Found a Way to Predict Ecosystem Collapse

According to Science Daily, "Researchers have found that models used to assess catastrophic changes in economic and medical systems can also predict environmental collapse." The same sort of models that can be used to predict a drop in the stock market or an epileptic seizure can be employed to assess whether an ecosystem is on the brink of destruction, they argue. As a case study, they've looked at the habitat around Wisconsin lake -- and deemed that it is indeed sounding a hitherto undetected 'death knell'.

Tags: Animals | Endangered Species

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