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The legacy of climate change

Fall Creek, Mineral County, Colorado, crosses Forest Road 39 at about 10,200' elevation. Sadly, this image speaks volumes about the devastation of our pine forests by the mountain pine beetle. The effects in Colorado are clear in this photograph; there are dozens of dead trees and stumps in this one frame. The proliferation of beetles is a consequence of global warming.

TAGS: Change, Colorado, United States

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Mesa, Arizona, United States of America
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© Jeff Wolkove.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2015, 10:42 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: SLT-A77V
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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