[PCA] NEWS: Grim look at stat's plant life
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Mon Jun 30 09:05:29 CDT 2008
Grim look at state's plant life
At its current pace, warming could take huge toll on California's greenery
in 100 years, study finds
Jane Kay, Chronicle Environment Writer
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
(06-24) 20:00 PDT --
If temperatures rise rapidly in California this century, up to two-thirds
of the state's native plants might lose large swaths of suitable habitat,
according to a new study.
Scientists from UC Berkeley, Duke University and other institutions
released maps Tuesday showing how 2,300 plants found only in the state
might respond to the effects of global warming.
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