01 mar 2011

WASHINGTON POST: BRING BACK AMERICAN CHESTNUTS TREES

Nello stato di Washington alcune migliaia di volontari stanno cercando di riportare in vita gli antichi castagneti americani, quasi completamente cancellati nel secolo scorso dal cancro.

Video by Washingtonpost.com

In the Washington area and along the Appalachian trail, a few thousand volunteers are on an improbable quest: to bring back the American chestnut tree, which was wiped out more than a half-century ago. (Dylan Klempner)