Although rain has returned to some components of Europe, the extreme warmth and drought this summer time will kill many bushes over the following two or three years


9 September 2022

Aerial view of dead spruce trees in forest

Lifeless spruce in Harz Nationwide Park, Germany, in 2019, one 12 months after a drought

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The extreme warmth and drought in Europe this summer time will lead to an enormous wave of tree deaths over the following two or three years even when there’s sufficient rainfall to deliver the drought to an finish, specialists are warning.

“Not solely subsequent 12 months, but additionally within the following two to a few years we’ll see a cascade of tree mortality,” says Jan-Peter George at Tartu Observatory in Estonia.

Quite a few research world wide are displaying …

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