Australia: Yasi-affected rainforest could take decades to recover

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: ELEANOR HALL: Now to concerns about forests in the north of Australia. Scientists are warning that Queensland's rainforest areas will take decades to recover from cyclone Yasi. Trees in the region were stripped bare and some were snapped in half by winds in excess of 250 kilometres an hour, as Kerrin Binnie reports. KERRIN BINNIE: Yasi ripped through the North Queensland region almost four weeks ago. It's completely stripped trees in the rainforest of leaves and branches, in many parts leaving......

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