Large forest die-offs can have effects that ricochet to distant ecosystems

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Major forest die-offs due to drought, heat and beetle infestations or deforestation could have consequences far beyond the local landscape.

Wiping out an entire forest can have significant effects on global climate patterns and alter vegetation on the other side of the world, according to a study led by the University of Washington and published Nov. 16 in PLOS ONE.

Read more: http://www.washington.edu/news/2016/11/16/large-forest-die-offs-can-have-effects-that-ricochet-to-distant-ecosystems/

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