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Effects of Climate Change Vary Greatly Across Plant Families
October 27, 2008
Drawing on records dating back to the journals of Henry David Thoreau, scientists at Harvard University have found that different plant families near Walden Pond in Massachusetts, have borne the effects of climate change in strikingly different ways. Some of the plant families hit hardest by global warming have included beloved species like lilies, orchids, violets, roses and dogwoods.
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