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Vermont Researchers Speed Up Tree Aging Process To Create Old Growth

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Scientists at the University of Vermont are engineering trees to look and act like old-growth forests--and their new research has promising implications for storing carbon in the fight against climate change. National Public Radio's program Here & Now sent a reporter to visit UVM's research forest with professor Bill Keeton. Listen to the story here, (at 5:10 in the broadcast). The research was also covered by WBUR in Boston, Vermont Public Radio,the NRDC website, and other outlets.