A projection of Bluff Point in Connecticut under a scenario of 36 inches of sea level rise. Image/Long Island Sound Study.

TheDay.com: The effects of climate change on key wildlife and ecosystems of Long Island Sound will be the subject of a new research project being sponsored by the Long Island Sound Study, a program of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

Called “Sentinels of Climate Change: Coastal Indicators of Wildlife and Ecosystem Change in Long Island Sound,” the project will look at physical, biological or chemical environmental variables that are susceptible to key aspects of climate change, according to a news release from the Long Island Sound office of the EPA.

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