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Mangroves expand north as Florida freezes decline


December 30, 2013

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Climate change appears to have paved the way for a northward march of mangrove forest along Florida's Atlantic coast, but not because mean temperatures are rising. Instead, a new analysis of satellite images and other data over a 28-year span attributes the dramatic expansion of mangrove to a decline in frequency of days where the temperature dips below negative 4 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Farenheit).Full Story

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