Alison Ballance’s archive choice this week is about kauri dieback disease – she goes back to a feature recorded in 2013, and then hears from Nick Waipara about the situation in 2021.
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For more information head to the original 2013 feature: kauri dieback disease.
For further research into kauri dieback disease:
Kauri dieback and how microbes sense the world
Hunt for kauri that are resistant to kauri dieback disease
For stories on kauri’s role as a keeper of past climate records:
Giant kauri trees and climate change
Climate data from kauri trees
Swamp kauri and past climates
Time travelling with a climate scientist