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Can trees adapt to climate change? Perhaps not easily

Some suprising new research shows trees in the same environment have developed shared genes, though they are different species. What researchers have long thought is that genetic solutions to deal with climate change would be complex, involving genetic differences and »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Pine beetles: unsuspected additional threat to boreal forest

Canada’s vast boreal forests are under attack. The enemy is the pine beetle which is destroying many millions of trees in British Columbia and Alberta and spreading eastward. A new study has found that young pines are not surviving even »