Monday, 23 March 2015

Bark Beetles Are Decimating Our Forests. That Might Actually Be a Good Thing.


They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do? Story here.

Related: Only “Heroic Efforts” Will Spare Earth’s Mighty Boreal Forest From the Worst Ravages of Climate Change - Experts.  

1 comment:

PinP said...

The gist of this story seems to be, trees are adapting somewhat to climate change and are better able to fend off these destructive insects. Point is, can a critical mass of forest do this in time to stave off disaster.

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