Japanese fear early cherry tree bloom linked to climate change
Al Jazeera, 01 Apr 2021
In Japan, cherry trees are a familiar sight, and people enjoy their bloom during the warm spring.
But after the lifting of the state of emergency in the capital and neighbouring regions following a drop in COVID cases, some people have had a surprise.
Scientists say the trees are blooming earlier in the year, and that could mean they are being damaged by climate change.
Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle reports.
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