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Science Educator | Ph.D. Candidate at Columbia University | Plant Ecophysiologist | Climate Scientist | Diversity in #STEM Advocate | #BlackInNature
Jul 8, 2020 • 10 tweets • 4 min read
Hello all! It's #BlackBotanistsWeek and today, I'd like to share my love for plants by telling you a story about why I chose to study tree responses to #climatechange and how I go about doing so 🌿🍃 #BlackPlantLove 1/10 Image Years ago, when I was a first year graduate student at @ColumbiaGSAS @LamontEarth, I read about the pressures organisms are facing when it comes to climate change, such as increased air temperatures, changes in precipitation, more extreme weather events, etc. 🌿2/10