Plants’ global warming dilemma: Climb to escape heat or stoop for water?

Christian Science Monitor: For years, scientists have recorded the gradual march of plants and animals up mountain slopes and toward higher latitudes as global warming has forced them to chase their climatic comfort zones. A new study suggests that for plants, however, a warming climate can send them downhill as well – a result several researchers say has important implications for efforts to conserve the biological richness of mountain habitats in the face of long-term global warming. Other researchers have noted that......

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