Even modest warming could cause major changes for forests in the Great Lakes region and southern Canada

August 10, 2022


Even relatively modest climate change could dramatically alter Minnesota’s Northwoods and the southern boreal forest that runs from eastern Canada to Alaska, according to new research recently published in Nature

These changes could have devastating implications for one of the planet’s largest intact forests, which provides timber, houses biodiversity and helps slow climate change by holding on to a significant portion of the planet’s terrestrial carbon.

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