This article discusses How Fossil Fuels and Climate Change Are Altering the Global Forest. Second in a series about the work of famed botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger.
The world’s most ancient trees are failing.
And their demise is telling us something about the dramatic impact of climate change on the natural world, says famed botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger.
The tree expert, who is also a medical biochemist, is clearly concerned, if not shaken.
“It appears that the ancient forests are more vulnerable,” she says. “They have been around for more than 1,000 years and something is happening to them.”