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Press Release 13-065

New Models Predict Dramatically Greener Arctic in the Coming Decades

International Polar Year- (IPY) funded research predicts boom in trees, shrubs, will lead to net increase in climate warming

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A map of predicted greening of the Arctic

Observed distribution (left) and predicted distribution of vegetation under a climate warming scenario for the 2050s (right). Data used to generate the observed image are from the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (2003).

Credit: American Museum of Natural History

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