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Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

Study shows How California’s Drought puts 888 Million Trees at Increased risk of Dying

With the help of aerial imaging, researchers has shed light on ongoing Californian drought’s impact on state’s 888 million trees since the beginning of drought in 2011. A new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published study shows trees are dying due to the devastating drought.

Lady Liberty To Get New Life

Lady Liberty To Get New Life

Researchers are trying to make a clone of the Lady Liberty cypress tree at Big Tree Park in Seminole County. With the aim of collecting fresh tissue of the tree, three climbers ascended the tree on December 28 2015. The trunk of the tree is 10 feet in thickness and the tree itself is about 90 feet tall.

Red Alert Lifted Even As Smog Exists

Red Alert Lifted Even As Smog Exists

The red alert over high pollution has been withdrawn by the Beijing government, even though a cloud of dangerous mist exists over Beijing for the fifth consecutive day. The government has lifted the warning as it expects the smog to alleviate during the latter half of December 23. Currently, the city continues to experience further increase in smog during the day.

Dozens of sea turtles rescued when they were ‘cold-stunned’ and stranded on Cape Cod Bay beaches this weekend

Dozens of sea turtles rescued when they were ‘cold-stunned’ and stranded on Cape Cod Bay beaches this weekend

There has become a yearly tradition for marine biologists and wildlife volunteers along the Massachusetts coast. Dozens of ‘cold-shocked’ sea turtles should be rescued from the shores of Cape Cod with the arrival of the holiday season, every year.

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