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Recent western tree-kill by bark beetles has been the worst recorded

Tree-kill by bark beetles has recently spiked in Washington State

Warming climate is helping bark beetles spread in the West

Bark beetle outbreaks may influence forest fire risk

Climate change could push the Georgia State Tree out of Georgia

Increased salinity is a danger to blue crabs

Sea level rise threatens plant life in estuaries and salt marshes

Beetle infestations can turn forests from CO2 absorbers to releasers

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In Nevada, Fires Follow Rain In a desert state like Nevada, heavy rains promote plant growth but can lead to more wildfires.

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