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The Aussie Snow Gum: An Icon In Trouble

Any visitor to the Australian Alps would be no stranger to the snow gum. Its rainbow bark and twisted trunk are synonymous with the high country itself. “They are the iconic tree of the mountains”, says Cam Walker of Mountain Journal fame and Friends of the Earth.
Tragically, Cam says, because of climate change, the trees are “facing the prospect of ecological collapse”

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