Hotter, Dryer Climate Triples Tree Mortality in Colorado’s Subalpine Forests

The results of the longest-running study of tree mortality in Colorado were published earlier this year in the Journal of Ecology. KGNU’s Hannah Leigh Myers spoke to the study’s lead author, Robert Andrus, a postdoctoral researcher at Washington State University, about what the findings show us about climate change’s impact on subalpine forests in the Rocky Mountains.


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