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“Forests In Southeast Are Changed By Climate, And They Change It”

Molly Samuel had a story this week on WABE 90.1 radio describing a new study that shows  that “Over the past few decades, forests in the eastern U.S. have changed in response to changes in the climate. A recent study describes how as climate alters forests, those same forests then have an effect on the climate. The Southeast has generally gotten drier, said Jeremy Lichstein, assistant professor of biology at the University of Florida, and forests here have responded.” You can listen to the full report at https://www.wabe.org/study-forests-southeast-changed-climate-change/.

Source: Jeffrey A. Mai, U.S. Forest Service via Commons Wikimedia