The ash tree, used to make baseball bats in the US of A is under attack by a beetle. Experts think that the tree is likely to become at least locally extinct. Some people are responding by saving seeds. Others are proposing...
As early as this summer, federal officials hope to set loose Asian wasps never seen in this country with the purpose of attacking the emerald ash borer, an Asian beetle accused of killing 25 million ash trees in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Maryland since it was spotted in the United States five years ago. - nytimes.com
Ay-yi-yi-yi... humans are undone by our relentless optimism.
"Sure, releasing those Chinese Needles Snakes to eat the Bolivian Tree Lizards that eat the flying Pigeon-Rats may seem short-sighted, but we've got a plan! We'll simply unleash wave after wave of Snake-Eating Lowland Gorillas... "