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A study of aspen in key areas of Arizona suggests between 60 and 90 percent may be dying.

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Mystery aspen deaths

A slow-motion aspen holocaust continues to unfold across Northern Arizona, with 60 to 90 percent of the tremulously beautiful harbingers of fall dying off in many groves in the Kaibab and Coconino national forests, according to a just-released study by Northern Arizona University researchers.


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