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Climate crisis is making world’s forests shorter and younger – study

Rising temperatures, natural disasters and deforestation taking heavy toll, say scientistsClimate breakdown and the mass felling of trees has made the world’s forests significantly shorter and younger overall, an analysis shows. The trend is expected to continue, scientists say, with worrying consequences for the ability of forests to store carbon and mitigate the climate emergency and for the endangered wildlife that depends on rich, ancient forests.  Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/28/climate-crisis-world-forests-shorter-younger-study