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Futureproofing Europe’s forests

An analysis of nearly a quarter of a million forest plots finds that up to half of European forest biodiversity may be lost owing to climate change over the course of this century and provides tools to promote climate-resilient forests deep into the future.

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Fig. 1: Afforestation in the Taunus mountains of Germany.

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McFadden, I.R. Futureproofing Europe’s forests. Nat Ecol Evol 8, 1064–1065 (2024).

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