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Magnolias Threatened by Logging, Development

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Magnolias Threatened by Logging, Development

Magnolias Threatened by Logging, Development

Magnolias Threatened by Logging, Development

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When researchers looked for wild magnolias around the globe — from Asia, where about two-thirds of wild magnolias live, to the United States to Colombia — they found a troubling lack of trees.

According to their findings, over half of all species are threatened with extinction. That's 131 of the world's 245 known wild magnolia species.