What can a cherry blossom say about climate change?
The cherry blossoms in DC’s annual festival bloom on average 5 days earlier than when the festival was celebrated in 1921.
Scientists think this is due in part to climate change. To better understand the situation, they need large amounts of data about different plants to analyze.
The task itself is not easy.
UC Santa Barbara’s Susan Mazer explains why researchers need the public’s help to gather this information.
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