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Contact: Christine Buckley
Ecological Society of America

Native Hawaiian forest

Caption: This Hawaiian forest is made up mostly of native ohia trees, which grow more slowly and use up to 2.5 times less water than exotic timber plantations.

Credit: Aurora Kagawa

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Related news release: Exotic timber plantations found to use more than twice the water of native forests

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