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2019-07-05. Could This Be the End of Frankincense?

posted Jul 10, 2019, 8:18 PM by Alan Gould
By By JoAnna Klein, The New York Times. [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/05/science/frankincense-trees-collapse.html] For GSS Losing Biodiversity chapter 1. Excerpt: For thousands of years, cultures around the world have revered the sweet aroma of frankincense. ... a staple in ancient Chinese medicine. Today its smoke still permeates centers of worship and Ethiopian coffee ceremonies. Demand is also increasing in the West: It’s found in natural medicine stores, spiritual shops, bespoke boutiques and online. ...Frankincense may not be around much longer, warns a study published Monday in Nature Sustainability [https://www.nature.com/articles/s41893-019-0322-2]....