Redwood Trees

  • News HeadlinesWe Just Found a Secret Trait That May Help Redwood Trees Survive Climate Change

    We just found a secret trait that may help Redwood Trees survive Climate Change

    (ORDO NEWS) — Coast redwoods are amazing trees that scientists have studied for generations. We know they are the tallest living trees and have survived for millennia, resisting fire and pests. Because redwoods are long-lived, large, and decay-resistant, the forests they dominate store more above-ground mass, and thus presumably more carbon, than any other ecosystem on Earth. Nonetheless, while working on a recently published study, colleagues at the University of…