‘Mind-blowing’: tenth of world’s massive sequoias may have been destroyed by one flame

‘Mind-blowing’: tenth of world’s massive sequoias may have been destroyed by one flame

A giant Sequoia and redwood trees. Photo: Scott Sady/Alamy

Draft report by National playground provider researchers discovers 2020 palace flame decimated California’s population of ancient woods

Finally customized on Thu 3 Jun 2021 16.36 BST

A massive flame in California a year ago could have ruined around a tenth associated with world’s mature large sequoia populace, relating to a draft report from experts helping the state Park services.

From August to December 2020, the palace flames tore through Sequoia nationwide park, using up through a large number of the old redwoods, the world’s prominent forest. By the point the blaze is contained, it had ate 175,000 acres of parkland. NPS researchers today approximate that between 7,500 and 10,000 mature large sequoias gone right up in flames. Continue reading “‘Mind-blowing’: tenth of world’s massive sequoias may have been destroyed by one flame”