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Citizen scientists called on to map extent of drought killing native trees

While rain has arrived in some drought-affected areas, it has been too late for many native trees.

Unprecedented dry conditions this year have been killing trees that have survived previous droughts.

To find out the scale of the problem, scientists have launched a citizen science program called the Dead Tree Detective.

With help from the public around Australia, they hope to map the environmental damage of 2018's record dry.

 

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(ABC News 17/12/2018)