QUANTIFYING EVOLUTIONARY IMPACTS OF HUMANS ON THE BIOSPHERE IS HARDER THAN IT SEEMS

Are human disturbances to the environment driving evolutionary changes in animals and plants? A new study finds that, on average, human disturbances don't appear to accelerate the process of natural selection. While the finding may seem reassuring, this unexpected pattern could reflect the limited number of species for which data were available.

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