Invasive pests kill so many trees each year, it’s equal to 5 million car emissions

Unpleasant pests and pathogens have wreaked havoc on ash, elm, chestnut woods as well as others, wiping a lot of them practically completely from American woodlands. Besides the environmental effect, a Purdue University research reveals that the carbon storage lost to these insects annually is the same as the actual quantity of carbon emitted by 5 million vehicles.