The march of the Arctic trees and what it reveals about the climate crisis

The Arctic Treeline circles the world in an almost unbroken ring, almost like a green halo. But as the climate warms the trees are marching towards the pole at an unprecedented speed, turning the white Arctic green. It’s not the same story across the Arctic, but as writer Ben Rawlence discovered during his visits between 2018-2020, strange things are happening wherever you look in the boreal forest, and it’s threatening ancient ways of life.
— Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/the-march-of-the-arctic-trees-and-what-it-reveals-about-the-cli/13726420

Lungs of the Planet more in boreal forest surrounding Arctic than Amazon. It’s warming faster than most. Sami have names for each and every reindeer, not just Rudolph.

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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