10 Sep '12, 12pm

At Edge of Peruvian Andes, Tracking Impacts of Warming

The Andes in eastern Peru, with steep slopes and remarkable biodiversity, are what one scientist calls a “perfect laboratory” for studying the effects of climate change. E360 contributor Elizabeth Kolbert trekked there with researchers seeking to determine if tree populations can move uphill fast enough to survive warming temperatures.

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/at_edge_of_peruvian_andes_tr...