Friday, January 27, 2012

Botanical behemoths are dying

Photograph: Charles Mauzy/Corbis

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. Read more here.

View a slideshow of these trees here.

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