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Michigan State University

Canopy Gap

Caption: Timber harvesting that leaves gaps in the forest canopy allows sunlight and water to nurture a new generation of trees -- at least in theory.

Credit: Megan Matonis, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Michigan State University

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