Cities as hot stepping stones for tree migration

Qiyao Han, Greg Keeffe*, Paul Caplat, Alan Simson

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Cities around the world are promoting tree-planting initiatives to mitigate climate change. The potential of such efforts to assist tree migration has often been overlooked. Due to the urban heat island effect, cities could provide suitable climates for the establishment of outlier populations, serving as propagule sources for poleward tree migration.
Original languageEnglish
Journalnpj Urban sustainability
Publication statusAccepted - 10 Feb 2021

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