How climate change may kick off artificial tree migration

The Verge interviewed Sally Aitken, the director of UBC’s Centre for Forest Conservation Genetics, for a story on how assisted migration could help save forests.

The article explores the practice of planting tree seeds in areas where they will survive in the future.

“The problem with trees is they can migrate only very slowly,” Aitken said. “They really can’t move quickly enough to keep up on their own.”