'An event of unprecedented magnitude': Africa's ancient baobabs are dying due to climate change (page 2)

A new survey of baobab trees throughout southern Africa has shown that most of the two dozen largest and oldest trees in the region have died in the past decade or are currently very ill. While human-caused physical damage to individual trees may explain specific die-offs, researchers believe that climate change, which is occurring faster in southern Africa than many places on Earth, may be the most significant factor in the trees' poor health.[...]

'An event of unprecedented magnitude': Africa's ancient baobabs are dying due to climate change

Researchers found nine of the oldest 13 baobab trees have died in the past 12 years. The trees are between 1,100 and 2,500 years old and died due to climate change.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Some of the oldest and largest baobab trees are dying

A new survey of baobab trees throughout southern Africa has shown that most of the two dozen largest and oldest trees in the region have died in the past decade or are currently very ill. While ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Inhabitat

One by one, Africa's oldest baobab trees are dying

Over the last 12 years, Africa has lost several of its oldest and largest specimens of the African baobab.

Mon 11 Jun 18 from UPI

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