Researchers are focusing on Central Park to study the impact of climate change on urban green spaces

The Central Park Climate Lab is starting data collection this spring to investigate how extreme weather can affect the park’s plants and wildlife.

Daniel Avila / NYC Parks

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Central Park will pave the way for research into the effects of climate change on urban green spaces.

This week, Central Park Conservancy announced a partnership with the Yale School of the Environment and Natural Areas Conservancy to collect and map data that would provide an understanding of how Central Park is affected by climate change and extreme weather.

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