The Vosges forest in danger

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Fir trees suffering from the drought around Masevaux, in eastern France.

Frederick FLORIN / AFP

By: Agnès Rougier

4 min

Climate change threatens forests, we have seen it with the mega-fires in the United States, in Australia.

But in France, if fires are not the main cause of forest loss, repeated droughts and heat waves weaken them and trees die.

This is what is happening in the Vosges forest, in the east of France.

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