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Storm damage to Acadia National Park reveals growing effects of climate change

Fall foliage as the mountaintops of Acadia National Park are seen in the background on Oct. 9, 2007. (Pat Wellenbach/AP)
Fall foliage as the mountaintops of Acadia National Park are seen in the background on Oct. 9, 2007. (Pat Wellenbach/AP)

A severe rainstorm destroyed a beloved trail at Acadia National Park. Now, the park service is trying to decide whether it makes sense to repair it as climate change brings more severe storms to the park.

Reporter Carly Peruccio has the story.

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a project aimed at strengthening the media's focus on the climate crisis. WBUR is one of 400+ news organizations that have committed to a week of heightened coverage around the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Check out all our coverage here.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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