Attacks on a Protective Canopy

This is a photo essay linked to a New York Times story about climate-related stressors on forests -- including mountain pine beetles, forest fires, forest clearance, and ice storms -- and the importance of protecting forests as an important carbon sink.

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Josh Haner
The New York Times

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Resource includes a link to a New York Times article, "With the Deaths of Forests, A Loss of Key Climate Protectors", which goes into the science in greater depth. This article is part of a series of articles on the impacts of climate change on the planet. Educators should consider using the articles and their associated media.