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When Juniper and Woody Plants Invade, Water May Retreat

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Science  12 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5908, pp. 1630-1631
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5908.1630

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Dense plants are taking over grasslands in many areas; researchers in the U.S. Southwest are studying how they tap into water supplies--and how to keep them in check.