Climate Change is Transforming How Plants Grow

Climate Change is Transforming How Plants Grow

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Contributing Writer  Recently published research in the journals Nature and Current Biology suggest that climate change is changing when and how plants grow. Because of global warming, spring has been arriving earlier, which in turn has triggered plants to sprout ahead of schedule. These plants tend to have shorter lifespans because […]

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Hipsters fueling illicit cactus trade

Hipsters fueling illicit cactus trade

Cacti and succulents have rapidly grown in popularity in the past few years and it turns out that the insatiable demand to have the trendy plants adorn homes is driving poachers to dig them up from the wild and increasingly on public lands. The Guardian recently reported in its in-depth piece that “in the US […]

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