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Sierra Nevada Pine Tree Die-Off Worsens As Beetles Thrive In Drought

Hardy beetles and an ensuing drought threaten to worsen the die-off of California forests. Residents and scientists are fearful of living in a tinderbox, “it’s like a can of gasoline everywhere.”

March 30, 2015