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Middle Eastern vegetation resistant to climate change: Ecosystems withstand more than seven lean years

Middle Eastern vegetation resistant to climate change: Ecosystems withstand more than seven lean years

In a 9-year experiment, researchers studied the effects of lesser and greater precipitation. Credit: Katja Tielbцrger     Ecosystems in the Middle East are home to a wealth of unique species — including the ancestors of many of our staple crops today. Yet the climate scenario in this dry region is alarming. Already, the region […]