Photo: Trees Migrating North Due to Warming



Sugar maples stand interlaced with mist in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. The tree is among 40 major species over 30 Eastern U.S. states that are moving north at an unexpected rate, likely due to global warming, a February 2009 study says.

Photograph by James P. Blair/NGS


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