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Climate change a risk to survival of long-lived Norway spruce

rising summer temperatures at lower altitudes in the forests could kill off most of the norway spruce
Conifers in the Urseren valley, Swiss Alps. Rising summer temperatures at lower altitudes in the forests could kill off most of the Norway spruce. Photograph: Alamy

The mainstay of the Swiss forestry industry is in danger of dying out this century because of warmer temperatures

August 17, 2017 — The Swiss, who are more aware of climate change than the average Briton because of their disappearing glaciers and snow cover, are also worried about their trees, particularly the Norway spruce. Continue reading Climate change a risk to survival of long-lived Norway spruce