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2006-09-30 16:59:44

Researchers have confirmed that a redwood named Hyperion in a remote Northern California forest is the world's tallest tree.

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2006-01-18 13:02:15

Spiders, centipedes and scorpion-like critters are among the 27 new animal species that biologists have discovered in the dark, damp caves of two Central California national parks, officials announced Tuesday.

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2005-12-23 00:30:00

Conifers such as Christmas trees suffer a severe plumbing problem. The "pipes" that carry water through firs, pines and other conifers are 10 times shorter than those in flowering trees.

2005-11-14 20:03:38

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal judge temporarily barred a logging project on Monday that would have included a small section of California's Giant Sequoia National Monument.

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2005-02-09 07:37:13

A giant sequoia considered to be the second biggest tree on earth is fighting for its life after being hit by a succession of fires and storms.


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Sequoia National Park
2013-04-17 17:03:11

Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...

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