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American Museum of Natural History

Greening in the Arctic

Caption: This set of images shows the observed distribution of Arctic vegetation (left) in relation to the predicted distribution of vegetation under a climate warming scenario for the 2050s (right). Data used to generate the observed image are from the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (2003).

Credit: AMNH/R. Pearson

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