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Black spruce can thrive in warmer temperatures

June 17, 2016 – A new study shows that the black spruce currently growing in the boreal forests of Eastern Canada can thrive in the warmer climates in the region as a result of climate change.


According to a CBC News report, Loïc D’Orangeville, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Quebec at Montreal and Indiana University, conducted the study.

The study examined 16,000 tress growing below the 52nd parallel in Quebec. D’Orangeville and his team studied the rings of the trees from the past few years to determine the health and productivity of the different species.

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