Everglades trees hit by fungus-carrying beetle

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 5:13 a.m.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A plant disease blazing through South Florida is killing off swamp bay trees, an important part of the architecture of the Everglades that provide food for a vast range of wildlife and traditional medicine for an American Indian tribe.

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