Climate Change: Joshua Trees Have Had Enough!

0
1507
pinterest.com

Joshua Tree Is First Plant to be Placed on the California Endangered Species Act

Health Editor’s Note: Joshua trees have existed in the Mojave Desert for 2.5 million years, through ice ages and periods of warming, but at the current rate of climate change they will not survive until the end of this century.  

This tree has become the first plant to be placed under the protection of the California Endangered Species Act. Studies will determine how to develop a recovery plan and to best protect this plant from climate change as well as industrial development.  



So, for now it is illegal to cut down, damage or remove a Joshua tree without special permits. This is a good thing for the Joshua tree and for humans….Carol 

 

ATTENTION READERS

We See The World From All Sides and Want YOU To Be Fully Informed
In fact, intentional disinformation is a disgraceful scourge in media today. So to assuage any possible errant incorrect information posted herein, we strongly encourage you to seek corroboration from other non-VT sources before forming an educated opinion.

About VT - Policies & Disclosures - Comment Policy
Due to the nature of uncensored content posted by VT's fully independent international writers, VT cannot guarantee absolute validity. All content is owned by the author exclusively. Expressed opinions are NOT necessarily the views of VT, other authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners, or technicians. Some content may be satirical in nature. All images are the full responsibility of the article author and NOT VT.