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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain

Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain
Tucson AZ (SPX) Aug 20, 2013 - In a rare opportunity to directly compare plant communities in the same area now with a survey taken 50 years ago, a University of Arizona-led research team has provided the first on-the-ground evidence that Southwestern plants are being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate. The findings confirm that previous hypotheses are correct in their prediction tha ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Warming_climate_pushes_plants_up_the_mountain_999.html

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