29 Jun '16, 10am

The Arctic is greening and scientists confirm it's due to human activity

The authors of the study say it is the “first clear evidence of a discernible human fingerprint on physiological vegetation,” and greenhouse gases coming from humans have contributed to the greening. Multiple researchers from American, French, and Chinese institutions contributed to the study. Using a “detection and attribution algorithm ,” the researchers attempted to see if the greening trend would occur if human activity was not present, and if it would happen if natural forces were the only factor.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-arctic-is-greening-and-scientist...

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