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Climate change may speed up forests' life cycles

September 11, 2013

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Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating, via seed dispersal, to cooler climates. But a Duke University study of 65 different species in 31 Eastern states finds that nearly 80 percent of the species are staying in place and speeding up their life cycles. Full Story

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