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Photo Essay: Where the Trees Meet the Tundra

Due to warming climate and increasing human exploitation, far northern forests and the tundra beyond are undergoing rapid changes. In northern Alaska, scientists from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and other institutions are studying the responses of trees at the very edge of their range.

by |November 16, 2016

Canadian Boreal: Protecting Today’s Water for Tomorrow

Canada’s Boreal forest is far from the public eye, but it contains 25 percent of the world’s wetlands.

by |August 5, 2011