Short Wave: Micro Wave - Why Do Leaves Change Color During Fall?

Botanist and founder of #BlackBotanistsWeek Tanisha Williams explains why some leaves change color during fall and what shorter days and colder temperatures have to do with it.

Plus, a bit of listener mail from you! Which you can always send by emailing shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was edited by Giselle Grayson and fact-checked by Ariela Zebede.

 

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