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Yellowstone is losing its snow as the climate warms, and that means widespread problems for water and wildlife

Source: theconversation.com

When you picture Yellowstone National Park and its neighbour, Grand Teton, the snowcapped peaks and Old Faithful Geyser almost certainly come to mind. Climate change threatens all of these iconic scenes, and its impact reaches far beyond the parks’ borders.

A new assessment of climate change in the two national parks and surrounding forests and ranchland warns of the potential for significant changes as the region continues to heat up. MORE

Header image: Less water in rivers can harm cutthroat trout, which grizzly bears and other wildlife rely on for food. Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images.