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California's redwood trees are struggling

A foggy day in Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland hills. In the summertime, redwoods ‘drink’ the coastal fog. (Amanda Font/KQED)
A foggy day in Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland hills. In the summertime, redwoods ‘drink’ the coastal fog. (Amanda Font/KQED)

California’s redwood trees are the tallest trees and among the oldest in the world. But development, diminishing fog and extreme fires are threatening their health.

Dana Cronin of KQED took a walk amongst the trees to learn about the trees and the people trying to save them.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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