Scientists trace climate change in cave’s stalagmites

Salt Lake Tribune: For seemingly endless miles in every direction above and around the caves, drought is blighting the simmering-hot desert. In contrast, life inside the mile-long cave network relies on steady 50-degree temperatures and dank air. Photos Join the Discussion Post a Comment Read All Comments (2) But Gretchen Baker, an author and park ecologist, explains that inside and outside are intimately related and always have been. To see a sign of the record drought outside, she shows visitors to two popular......

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