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Japan’s cherry blossoms, or sakura, break records with early bloom. Experts say it’s due to global warming – ABC News

Japan’s cherry blossoms reach their flowery peak earlier this year than at any time since formal records started being kept nearly 70 years ago. Experts say global…

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Japan’s cherry blossoms have reached their flowery peak earlier this year than at any time since formal records started being kept nearly 70 years ago, with experts saying climate change was the likely cause.

  • Japan’s favorite flower  called “sakura”  used to reach peak bloom in April
  • That date has been creeping earlier, with this year’s peak bloom on March 26
  • Some say it is the earliest peak bloom ever, based on records from historic documents, diaries and poetry books from Kyoto

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