Category: MBL in the News

Ground Control: How Forests Adapt to Climate Change | Harper’s Magazine

Ground Control: How Forests Adapt to Climate Change | Harper's Magazine

For more than 25 years, MBL Distinguished Scientist Jerry Melillo and his team have been conducting research in Harvard Forest—one of the longest-running climate change experiments on record. By Drew Pendergrass Ninety minutes west of Boston, up the road from a Benedictine monastery, lies what is perhaps the most studied forest on Earth. Since 1907,

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Perspectives On Earth Day Shift Amid A Silent Spring | The Mashpee Enterprise

Perspectives On Earth Day Shift Amid A Silent Spring | The Mashpee Enterprise

By Ryan Spencer The rush-hour traffic has subsided and, overhead, planes fly with lessened frequency as the Earth, in its eons-old circumnavigation of the sun, brings the 2020 calendar careening toward April 22—Earth Day. The 50th anniversary of the international holiday will pass in relative silence this year on Cape Cod, without the traditional beach

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