Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 2, 2017

How Climate Change Is Impacting World’s Oldest Trees

The LA Times reports on how climate change is impacting Bristlecone Pine Forests, world’s oldest trees.

the world’s oldest trees may never have experienced temperature increases as rapid as those of recent decades. The climatic changes have triggered a struggle for dominance, in very slow motion, between the ancient bristlecones and the younger limber pines that have been able to charge up-slope as conditions become warmer and wetter.

Read story at  Ancient bristlecone pine forests are being overwhelmed by climate change – LA Times

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