World’s giant trees are dying off rapidly, studies show

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Séquoia géant californien © MARK RALSTON / AFP

Séquoia géant californien © MARK RALSTON / AFP

Ecological ‘kings of the jungle’ being toppled by forest fragmentation, severe drought and new pests and diseases

The biggest trees in the world, known as the true ecological kings of the jungle, are dying off rapidly as roads, farms and settlements fragment forests and they come under prolonged attack from severe droughts and new pests and diseases.

The Guardian.

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