Australia: Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

Climate Central: Northwest Tasmania is home to part of the Gondwana forest. It's a stretch of primeval-looking temperate rainforest, much like the one found in the Pacific Northwest's Olympic National Park. Trees more than 1,000 years old tower above ancient ferns, forming a connection to the distant past. It's why the region has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But that connection is being broken by climate change. Fueled by extremely dry conditions that stretch back two years, major bushfires have......

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