New York’s Central Park is Now a Central Hub to Study Climate Change

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Parks and green space provide healthy spaces for people and promote well being. Photo @claremarienyc via Twenty20

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  • Central Park in New York City is being used as a climate change laboratory.
  • Central Park has faced extreme temperatures and weather events over the past 10 years which makes it the ideal place to study and help parks nationwide become more resilient.
  • Researchers are using satellite and on-the-ground data to study how plants and animals respond to shifts in seasonal weather patterns.

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