Some European Grasslands May Resist Warming

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: July 7, 2008   View Article

Grassland ecosystems found in higher altitudes throughout Western Europe may be resistant to climate change, according to new results from a long-term experiment.

The finding is in sharp contrast to similar research conducted in an alpine meadow in North America that suggests mountain wildflowers will all but disappear in a warming world.

Warming Sign? Another Early Spring for Rocky Mountains

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: April 9, 2007   View Article

Spring is coming early to the western slope of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, providing continuing signs of a warming world, according to a conservation biologist.

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