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Warm winters mean more pine beetles, tree damage

( -- Some populations of mountain pine beetles now produce two generations of tree-killing offspring annually, dramatically increasing the potential for bugs to kill lodgepole and ponderosa pine trees, CU-Boulder ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Ecology
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A mountain bird's survival guide to climate change

Researchers at Yale University have found that the risk of extinction for mountain birds due to global warming is greatest for species that occupy a narrow range of altitude. In fact, a species' vertical distribution is a ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Ecology
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