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Tallgrass Prairies May Provide Early Warning Of Climate Change

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February 5, 2001
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Tallgrass prairies. One of America's most endangered ecosystems. While their size has diminished over the years — only an estimated 5 percent of the original tallgrass prairie in the United States exists today — their importance in the ability to predict climate changes has not, according to research conducted by two Kansas State University scientists.

MANHATTAN — Tallgrass prairies. One of America's most endangered ecosystems.


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