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??hi?a Fungus

J.B. Friday, University of Hawai?i
J.B. Friday, University of Hawai?i

The ??hi?a tree is a statewide symbol of Hawai?i's forests. Over the past five years, ??hi?a appear to be dying rapidly and under mysterious circumstances from a microscopic enemy. By limiting the transport of diseased woods, we can stop the disease making its way to other islands.

Christopher Phillips explains...

Christopher Phillips hosts HPR's Stargazer. He is a science communication and education specialist whose work focuses on scientific issues affecting society in the 21st Century.
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