Category “Forests of the World”

Global Forests showing Signs of Impending Extinction

Friday, 28 December, 2012

This is from the NY Times.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/25/science/los-alamos-national-laboratory-studies-tree-deaths.html?pagewanted=2&ref=earth&_r=0

"As Forests Disappear, Examining the Mechanisms of Their Death"

"A recent study found that 70 percent of 226 forest species from 81 sites worldwide now live on the edge of this so-called hydraulic failure. "  We don't even understand how the trees are dying, from hydraulic failure and/or starvation. Sadly it seems much science of today has transformed into a death watch.