Whitebark Pine Forests

December 31, 2012--As climate warms, bark beetles march on high-elevation forests (Science Daily)

Trees and the insects that eat them wage constant war. Insects burrow and munch; trees deploy lethal and disruptive defenses in the form of chemicals. But in a warming world, where temperatures and seasonal change are in flux, the tide of battle may be shifting in some insects' favor, according to a new study. In a report published today (Dec.


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