Daily Archives: January 1, 2013

As Climate Warms Bark Beetles March on High-Elevation Forests

January 1st, 2013 | by pressroom

In a report published today (Dec. 31, 2012) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reports a rising threat to the whitebark pine forests of the northern Rocky Mountains as native mountain pine beetles climb ever higher, attacking trees that have not evolved strong defenses to stop them

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