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New Effect Of Acid Rain On Forests
2011-12-09 03:49:42

Scientists have discovered that nitrogen that falls from the atmosphere in acid rain can influence large tracts of sugar maples in North America.

Future Forests May Soak Up More Carbon Dioxide Than Previously Believed
2011-10-15 04:00:33

North American forests appear to have a greater capacity to soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas than researchers had previously anticipated.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.