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How Climate Change Affects Mountain Vegetation ts

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/how-climate-change-affects-mountain-vegetation/
Climate change has had a significant effect on mountain vegetation

Climate change has had a significant effect on mountain vegetation

USGS findings support recent predictions that climate change will stress ecosystems at lower elevations more than higher elevations. This information may guide future conservation efforts in helping decision makers develop regional landscape predictions about biological responses to climate changes.

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