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Scientists: Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinction<
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By MALCOLM RITTER<
AP Science Writer<
NEW YORK (AP) - A scientific group says five prominent species of ash tree in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature says tens of mil ...