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According to a new study by a trio of Australian and American researchers, large, old trees are declining in record numbers around the world.
Nature preserves have been remarkably successful in maintaining the biodiversity within their borders, but some threats to the species that live there are making those borders obsolete.
The worlds largest trees are dying off due to the encroachment of man.
U.S. conservationists say a shift from poverty-driven to industry-driven deforestation is threatening the world's tropical forests.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).