So Dry Even A Rain Forest Is Burning – Seattle Times


The Queets rain forest area is also suffering from the climatic change that is warming the entire planet. Now a major forest fire has started in the Queets area. The temperature of the river is a significant threat to the salmon runs, as mentioned in the story below.

In this hot, dry summer, even the Queets rain forest in Olympic National Park is burning. It’s a rare spectacle, but one that could become more common with climate change.

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/environment/burning-rain-forest-raises-concern-about-future/

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