Our warming Earth

Published online: 10 August 2007;  | doi:10.1038/news070806-13

Rising temperatures "will stunt rainforest growth"

Plants suffering in the heat could make global warming worse.

Michael Hopkin

Global
warming could cut the rate at which trees in tropical rainforests grow
by as much as half, according to more than two decades’ worth of data
from forests in Panama and Malaysia. (read on… )

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