How global warming make forests shorter and scrubbier

Christian Science Monitor: As global warming progresses, look for increasing expanses of majestic forests worldwide to become short and scrubby. That is the implication of a new study that applies a well-established principle of fluid flow to the inner workings of vegetation. The analysis doesn't attempt to specify timing or specific locations where such shifts in vegetation would occur. Instead, it uses the principle known as Darcy's law to explore the general types of vegetation most likely and least likely to survive......

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