Further Reading and Key Links

An introductory essay on tree death, pollution, and grief:  A Fine Frenzy

My blog, Wit's End

My book, Pillage, Plunder & Pollute, LLC - free download or hard copy from Amazon

Updated Guest Post - Whispers of the Ghosting Trees

Report - United Nations Economic and Social Council - Executive Body for the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution..."The European Nitrogen Assessment proposes a package of seven key actions closely linked to the objectives under the Gothenburg Protocol to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-level Ozone (Gothenburg Protocol) to the Convention on Longrange Transboundary Air Pollution."  Excerpts and analysis at Wit's End

Excerpts from US [Federal Advisory Committee Draft Climate Assessment] report on Nitrous Oxides and Ozone at Wit's End

Video of Dr. Jack Fishman's 2014 talk, "Are We Creating a Toxic Atmosphere" - excerpts from his book "Global Alert" at Wit's End

Blogpost about opportunistic attacks from insects, disease and fungus - with video from fumigation experiments

Blogpost with transcript of NPR interview with John Reilly of MIT who explains that the background level of ozone has reached a threshold that damages plants

Blogpost about Yale Forestry study showing trees emitting methane; and Barnosky et al - ecological state shift and tipping points research

Blogpost about NYTimes stories regarding forest decline; and Packenham's book as seen on The Silent War on Trees

Photographic examples of leaf damage at ozoneinjury.org

Film Credits:

last photograph - Benjamin Mary (ca. 1837–1838), The largest trees at the banks of Topirambarana, in the Amazonas [pen and wash drawing on paper]. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich.

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