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2010-03-18 09:25:00

A 3,000-year record from 52 of the world's oldest trees shows that California's western Sierra Nevada was droughty and often fiery from 800 to 1300, according to new research.

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2009-11-11 07:40:12

How revising an ancient species can change what we know of a lineage’s historical distribution and the climate in which it lived.

2009-07-01 01:06:32

Researchers say baldcypress trees in central Texas provide a record of past weather and clues to the region's future. Malcolm Cleaveland of the University of Arkansas and his team have been taking cores from the trees that show the rings, the Austin American-Statesman reported Tuesday.

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2009-02-17 13:17:37

Researchers are studying data from the tree rings of conifers in Vietnam to reveal new clues into how droughts affected ancient civilizations.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By MARY REID BARROW By Mary Reid Barrow Correspondent A tall bald cypress tree is king of our North End street. It looms over the road from a yard that's on one of the few hills to be found in low-lying Virginia Beach.

2008-09-07 12:00:11

By Garance Burke Associated Press VISALIA, Calif. -- Federal researchers are warning that warming temperatures could soon cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season.

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2008-09-05 13:00:00

Warming temperatures will cause California's giant sequoia trees to die off more quickly unless forest managers plan with an eye toward climate change and the impact of a longer, harsher wildfire season, federal researchers warned.

2008-08-22 15:00:29

By STICKLEY, Marcus A large sequoia tree in Stoke, thought to be more than 130 years old, will be chopped down after the Nelson City Council discovered it is not protected. The tree on the corner of Sequoia Way and Main Rd Stoke is one of two remaining on the property of Bryan and Tracey Parks.

2008-08-09 15:00:23

A large hole has been left in Nelson's Anzac Park with the demise of an elderly Leyland cypress. The tree, thought to be about 60 years old, was carved up yesterday and removed with the help of a crane.

2008-07-02 12:00:43

By Esther Avila, The Porterville Recorder, Calif. Jul. 2--Two Giant Sequoia seedlings were planted Tuesday morning at Supervisor's Headquarters in Porterville in honor of the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument's centennial birthday.


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