Climate Change and Tree Migration

 Climate Change and Tree Migration

This video from AccuWeather gives a brief outline of how may tree species are migrating northward and to higher elevation in response to climate change. Often this migration leaves trees vulnerable to pests such as the Mountain Pine Beetle. Many forests, particularly in the western North America, have been decimated by infestations.

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Thomas Schueneman

http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com

Tom is the founder, editor, and publisher of GlobalWarmingisReal.com and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and many other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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