The Disappearing Clouds in a Costa Rican Cloud Forest

The impact of global climate change is causing the famed Costa Rican cloud forest to become cloudless

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Evidence continues to grow everyday that global climate change is not only making the planet hotter, but it is also disrupting various ecosystems all over the world. In the U.S., Maine is grappling with the issues of ocean acidification and its effect on lobsters, which the state is so famous for. In the Tileran Mountains of northern Costa Rica, the Monteverde cloud forest’s clouds are disappearing.

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