We retreat

Trees Cocooned in Webs After Flood spides pakistan photography photograph image
Cocooned trees line the banks of a flooded rice paddy in Sindh, Pakistan, in December 2010. According to Watkins, the subsequent deaths of many of the web-covered trees has created a new problem for the residents of Sindh.
The area is incredibly hot in summer, and there is very little natural foliage cover for people to use as shade to begin with,” he said. Without the trees lining roads and fields, there will be little refuge from the summer sun.
Trees Cocooned in Webs After Flood spides pakistan photography photograph image
Cocooned trees line the banks of a flooded rice paddy in Sindh, Pakistan, in December 2010. According to Watkins, the subsequent deaths of many of the web-covered trees has created a new problem for the residents of Sindh.
The area is incredibly hot in summer, and there is very little natural foliage cover for people to use as shade to begin with,” he said. Without the trees lining roads and fields, there will be little refuge from the summer sun.

Cocooned trees after spiders flee from flooding, Pakistan

photographs by Russell Watkins

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