Hi! My name is Ms. McCullagh. I will continue to post nature related photos and videos on this great outlet - thank you, Earthwatch! I traveled with Earthwatch to Maryland to study Climate Change and Fragmented Forests at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

"Poison Ivy Growing Faster, More Virulent"

"Poison Ivy Growing Faster, More Virulent" thanks to NPR at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128650169

Hearing this news story today reminded me of this giant poison ivy vine we saw at SERC. I also remember our conversations about the impact of rising CO2 on the functions of plants. In this case, rising C02 has increased the potency of the poison ivy sap...


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