Global Warming Rushes Timing of Spring

March 19, 2008 By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer in Earth / Environment
Global Warming Rushes Timing of Spring (AP)
This graphic charts the number of days that cherry blossoms, marmot and field skippers emerge.

(AP) -- The capital's famous cherry trees are primed to burst out in a perfect pink peak about the end of this month. Thirty years ago, the trees usually waited to bloom till around April 5.

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"Global Warming Rushes Timing of Spring" March 19, 2008