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February 6, 2013

More fires, insects in U.S. forests?

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture warns that big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts.

The report released Tuesday is part of the National Climate Assessment and will serve as a roadmap for managing national forests across the country in coming years.


 
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