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Biosphere 2 Experiment Shows How Fast Heat Could Kill Drought-stressed Trees


April 13, 2009

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Widespread die-off of pinyon pine across the southwestern United States during future droughts will occur at least five times faster if climate warms by 4 degrees Celsius, even if future droughts are no worse than droughts of the past century, scientists have discovered in experiments conducted at the University of Arizona's Biosphere 2. Full Story

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