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Response to climate change can be altered by species competition

Acclimation to climate change induces a reduction in the overall energetic cost for ectotherms, but most studies focus on a single species. Now, research shows that species competition can erode the energetic benefits of acclimation by affecting individual behaviour and energetics.

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Videlier, M. Response to climate change can be altered by species competition. Nat. Clim. Chang. 13, 315–316 (2023).

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