Trees are more stressed under warmer conditions due to higher vapor pressure deficits (VPDs)—a measure of how much water the air can hold compared to what is already there—according to a study soon to be published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
Global warming may initially increase plant growth in Arizona grasslands, but then will stunt growth as more time passes, according to a recent Nature Climate Change publication.
The timing of extreme precipitation events and heat waves makes a big difference on how they affect ecosystems, according to a new study in PNAS.
Elevated CO2 concentration increases production and growth of developing North American forest communities, according to a new study in Ecology Letters.
Climate change in the Rocky Mountains is impacting the length of the wildflower season, according to new research published in Journal of Ecology.
Between 50 and 70 percent of fishery production in Mexico occurs in northwestern Mexico, in the provinces of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, Sinaloa, and Nayarit. Across this large area, fisheries are all managed the same way—like large-scale, industrial fisheries.