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Climate change could lead to a net loss of plant life in some regions, and also could change the ratio of species that grow in them.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of Foster, A.C., et al. (2019), and data from NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team. Story by Jessica Merzdorf, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Published October 15, 2019
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