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Im Ural steigt die Waldgrenze – dank einer dickeren Schneedecke
Waldgrenze Ural

Vier bis acht Meter pro Jahrzehnt ist die Waldgrenze im Ural in den vergangenen 50 Jahren nach oben gestiegen. Ursache sind, nicht wie bisher angenommen steigende Sommertemperaturen, sondern zunehmende Winterniederschläge.

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