correct?Just introduced One of the most beautiful scenes In the whole world.Isn’t it a Bad signs about climate change.In the past days Japan’s iconic cherry blossoms But the world alert has been turned on because They did so much earlier than expected.
expert Osaka University They estimated that this was the one in March, and they “woke up” for the first time. In more than 1200 years.
Cherry blossoms Japan Is one of those scenes They are fascinated by all those who can witness them.they said —To all the inhabitants of the rising sun island — This is a beautiful event where people go to the park and organize a picnic under the pink flowers called sakura.
However, in 2021, the joy of nature is accompanied by Climate wake-up call.
Usually these images Did not appear until mid-to-late April, When the spring is already very brilliant. This year, millions of people are paying attention to, Kyoto Flourish March 26 And in Tokyo happened March 21.
Nearby 1200,according to Osaka University These dates have not seen a beautiful flower event.
Why is it worrying?
“Sakura (cherry blossoms) is extremely sensitive to temperature”“Researcher Yasuyuki Aono said Osaka University, Was interviewed CNN.Explain what Japan is 3.5 degrees warmer than 200 years ago.
“Winter is very cold, but spring comes too fast and it is very warm, so the waiter woke up early,” Point out Japanese researcher.
Just to give you an idea: on average, Cherry blossoms They fell 10 days later in 1920.
But what really matters is not that we move forward We want to go to Japan to enjoy the cherry blossoms.
These changes may destabilize the entire ecosystem.Biometeorological experts from the United States Hong Kong university Explain to CNN How about that The temperature of the flowers eventually broke the relationship with the insect world.
And how it caused the species to disappear.
If trees bloom before insects enter the peak of spring, they may Not enough pollinators Go on. For small animals, they may not find the necessary food.
The joke is that he is very old.Image Cherry blossoms in Japan in 2021 They are as beautiful as ever, but now they convey a disturbing message. Ten days may seem short, but the balance of our ecosystem is in danger.