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Rising CO2 levels likely to change vegetation locally more so than globally: study

(Phys.org) -- In all the talk about global warming as a result of human created CO2 emissions, it seems other impacts of higher levels of carbon dioxide on the environment tend to get overlooked. One of those impacts, argue German researchers Steven Higgins and Simon Scheiter, who have been building models showing what impact such levels might have on vegetation, is a likely shift away from deserts and grasslands to more woody areas and forests. The two have written a paper describing their findings which has been published in the journal Nature....


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Source: PhysOrg - Thursday, 28 June, 2012

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