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Rising carbon dioxide is making the world’s plants more water-wise

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The Conversation

Publication Date
2017-07-24

Land plants are absorbing 17% more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere now than 30 years ago, our research published today shows. Equally extraordinarily, our study also shows that the vegetation is hardly using any extra water to do it, suggesting that global change is causing the world’s plants to grow in a more water-efficient way.

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http://theconversation.com/rising-carbon-dioxide-is-making-the-worlds-plants-more-water-wise-79427