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Landscape Consequences of Pennsylvanian Natural Gas Development: Fragmentation effects of unconventional gas development upon the future of Pennsylvania's old growth forests.

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Pennsylvania's forests share a long and deep history that has been affected throughout the years by a number of external factors. The most recent threat to forest health is the development of unconventional shale gas production from the Marcellus Shale...