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Tropical Forests Struggle to Adapt to Rising Temperatures

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Image by Justin Catanoso. Peru, 2013.
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In the most biologically diverse place on earth, rising temperatures are causing trees and plants to...

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Image by Justin Catanoso. Peru, 2013.

Pulitzer Center grantee Justin Catanoso traveled to the Amazon basin of southern Peru to embed with a group of tropical biologists in order to see firsthand how tropical forests are responding to climate change. What are the implications for global weather?

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