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1. Firefighters in California are in a desperate battle to defend giant sequoias

Like glaciers or coral reefs, it is another example where climate change threatens some of the most beautiful sights on our planet.

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#Sequoia #wildfires #California #ClimateCrisis

2. The changing climate changes the planet, including some of the most beautiful sights that you may see in your lives.

From the magnificent glaciers in the mountains to the coral reefs in the oceans, we destroy the most iconic examples of nature.…

3. I remember how amazed I was in the 1990s when seeing some of these enormous trees in California.

Standing on the forest floor and looking up, they seemed to grow into infinity.


#nature #forests #SequoiaNationalPark #California #hiking
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I want to be able to find independent documentation by #photojournalists who were able to access the #KNPComplex & #WindyFire so I'm starting a thread. It's a small list so far, but for me it's extremely helpful in understanding what is happening, takes away confusion instantly🧵
This was the first independent photo documentation of Giant Forest I saw during the KNP Complex Fire. From the Four Guardsmen area of the Giant Sequoia tree grove. This helped inform a dialogue about low-intensity fire. 🙏@psuweatherman
This was the first independent photo documentation of the Trail of 100 Giants I saw from Windy Fire.
Not as famous like General Sherman Tree and Giant Forest, but as vital to the Sierra Nevada mountains, as all Giant Sequoias are.
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