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NAU researchers look at fungi and climate change

Associated Presss: News may not be so gloomy for certain types of trees predicted to go extinct because of climate change. Researchers at Northern Arizona University say a type of fungus that thrives on pine and juniper trees in the region helps them fend off drought. Pinyon pine trees are predicted to go extinct by 2090 because of climbing temperatures and extended dryness. But the research by NAU professors, which links pests that feed off trees with how those trees fare during times of drought, may give hope...