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Study: World's Mighty Giants Dying off at Alarming Rate

Study: World's Mighty Giants Dying off at Alarming Rate | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it
December 11, 2012
The world's biggest and oldest living trees are disappearing and will never be replaced, according to a new review of global ecosystems. The world's mighty trees are dying off faster than ever before, a new study reports. (Photo: henryalien / Flickr) The study, published last week in the journal Science, found that trees between 100 and 300 years old are dying off at an alarming rate.... http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/12/11-7
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Elders of the Forests Disappearing Worldwide -Irreplaceable habitat for many animals.http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3632517130/elders-of-the-forests-disappearing-worldwide-irreplaceable-habitat-for-many-animals

 

Our Place in the World: The Worldwide Vulnerability of Forests http://forhumanliberation.blogspot.com/2012/11/960-worldwide-vulnerability-of-forests.html

 

WATCH: "MOTHER TREE" - VIDEO - How Do Trees Communicate? http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/2827188209/mother-tree-video-how-do-trees-communicate

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Big trees, like the old-growth forests they inhabit, are declining globally

Big trees, like the old-growth forests they inhabit, are declining globally | Biodiversity IS Life  – #Conservation #Ecosystems #Wildlife #Rivers #Forests #Environment | Scoop.it
Already on the decline worldwide, big trees face a dire future due to habitat fragmentation, selective harvesting by loggers, exotic invaders, and the effects of climate change, warns an article published this week in New Scientist magazine.
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