Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences



Forests Synch Growth To Climate Change

Forests synchronize their growth in response to climate change. Research reveals a growing spatial correspondence among trees between the ring-width patterns found in the trees and rising temperatures,…


Plants Absorbed CO2 Despite US Drought

Plants in the US absorbed carbon dioxide in 2012, becoming a carbon sink,  despite drought conditions. This is because plants take up carbon dioxide for growth during photosynthesis and…