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There is an urgent need for a new paradigm that integrates the continued development of human societies and the maintenance of the Earth system (ES) in a resilient and accommodating state.
A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this webinar provides an overview of the Adapta
Drought creates the potential for invasive plant species to increase in diversity and abundance in a variety of ecosystems, often mediated by the occurrence of disturbances (wildfire, insect outbreaks). Because the frequency and magnitude of droughts w
Yale Climate Connections aims to help citizens and institutions understand how the changing climate is already affecting our lives.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.
The US Drought portal offers current nationwide drought conditions, as well as regional information and forecasts for drought. Links to forums and webinars on drought issues are included.
Growing degree days have been used widely for both agriculture and horticulture purposes since the 1950s to track temperature accumulation.
As spring arrives, it brings with it warmer weather, blossoming trees and flowers, singing birds, and severe weather such as hail, high winds, and tornadoes.
Soil moisture is a key factor in determining the annual progress of natural environments and human systems.
As was felt recently at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, extreme precipitation and flooding can be exceptionally devastating. Excess rains can wash away trails, compromise bridges, and harm many varieties of plants in public gardens.