The future of California's iconic giant sequoias amid catastrophic wildfires

 Dead trees cut down as part of the Tree Mortality Removal Project lie below standing dead trees in the smoke-filled air as the Windy Fire continues to grow on September 25, 2021 south of California Hot Springs, California.
Dead trees cut down as part of the Tree Mortality Removal Project lie below standing dead trees in the smoke-filled air as the Windy Fire continues to grow on September 25, 2021 south of California Hot Springs, California. Photo credit David McNew/Getty Images

Can giant sequoias be saved from California wildfires?

The majestic trees, among the largest and oldest on Earth, were once thought to be resilient against wildfires. But as blazes last longer, and rage through more acres of forest each year, these towering giants are burning at an alarming rate.

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Saving the giant sequoias from wildfires