25 Jul '11, 4pm

Atlanta's tree crisis: Heavy storms, drought and invasive species take their toll

Atlanta's tree crisis: Heavy storms, drought and invasive species take their toll

Disease, fungus and insects have also taken their toll on Atlanta's trees. The city's hemlocks, for instance, have been hit hard by an invasive Japanese insect. The Times doesn't name the insect, but it's probably the hemlock woolly adelgid, which is currently being studied by the

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Jul '11, 9pm

By mid-July 2011, Texas and New Mexico had completed the driest six-month period on record. Average rain between January a...