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A Map of Predicted Greening of the Arctic

Caption: These images show observed distribution (left) and 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: American Museum of Natural History

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