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National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent)

Piñon Pine Tree in Northern New Mexico

Caption: A new study finds that man-made noise has ripple effects on plants such as piñon pine, whose natural seed dispersers tend to avoid noisy areas.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Clinton Francis.

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