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A forest of change

Trees are responding to warming temperatures in New England much faster than scientists had expected

Brian Beckage (left) and Carrie Pucko study the trees. Brian Beckage (left) and Carrie Pucko study the trees. (Mark Wilson/Globe Staff)
By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / March 17, 2008

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HUNTINGTON, Vt. - After about a mile of snowshoeing up Camels Hump mountain, University of Vermont ecologist Brian Beckage paused to take in the trees around him - not just for their beauty, but for the dramatic change they appear to be undergoing because of climate change. (Full article: 982 words)

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