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Inside Europe: Stradivarius violins and climate change

Last October, a fierce storm uprooted more than 14 million trees in the Italian alps, affecting the 'Singing Woods'. This is where, 400 years ago, Antonio Stradivari found the right wood to use for his violins and it's still used today. According to experts climate change was the cause of that storm. So is a traditional industry threatened by more extreme weather? Angelo van Schaik reports.

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