Scientists Map Old-Growth Redwoods' Genome to Preserve Future ForestsOnly a few old-growth redwoods remain. Now, researchers and conservationists from Save the Redwoods League are trying to bring these majestic trees back by studying their DNA.
Redwood Grove On Sonoma Coast To Become Public ParkA grove in Northern California with hundreds of ancient redwood trees, some taller than the Statue of Liberty, is being acquired by an environmental group that plans to preserve it and open a new public park.
How Logging Could Help Save California's Redwood ForestsSome environmentalists say it's time to start logging again in California.
Trying To Protect California Redwoods From Too Much LoveImages online lured thousands of tourists to the area in search of the secret grove.
Palo Alto Redwoods Grown From Seeds That Traveled Millions Of Miles In SpaceAlong the back of Peers Park in Palo Alto there is a grove of redwoods that have no doubt traveled a lot farther than you have.
Dead Redwoods Felled To Restore Salmon Habitat In Lagunitas CreekThe redwood logs will form deep pools that stay cool even in summer to help sensitive fish survive.
Mystery Of California’s Albino Redwoods May Be SolvedA researcher may have figured out why albino redwoods turn white in the middle of deep green California redwood forests.
Group Clones Giant California Redwoods, Sequoias To Battle Climate ChangeA cadre of modern day Johnny Appleseeds who believe California's giant sequoias and coastal redwoods are blessed with some of the heartiest genetics of any trees on Earth - and that propagating them will help reverse climate change, at least in a small way.

Environmental News

Amazon's Carbon Footprint: Analysts Say It's Huge, Company Stays MumUnlike most of its technology peers, Amazon keeps its carbon footprint figures hidden. The company promised to disclose its carbon-emission figures this year although it declined last week to elaborate on its timeline to CBS News.
Lake Tahoe Clarity Rebounds From All-Time LowLake Tahoe's clarity rebounded last year from its worst level in a half century of record-keeping as weather and streamflow returned to more normal conditions.
Dead Whale Washes Onto Point Reyes National SeashoreAuthorities say a dead whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to at least 11 dead whales found in the area since March.
Homeowners Fear Losing Property Over 'Managed Retreat' Policies To Address Sea Level RiseBy 2100, the U.S. Geological Survey predicts some 600,000 homes will be at risk of flooding. While the state Coastal Commission wants to let nature take its course, homeowners are fighting back.
Trump Administration Won't Immediately Give Away $1B For California High-Speed RailThe Trump administration will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California's high-speed rail project to another project, according to a legal agreement reached Wednesday between the two.
Lafayette Officials Encourage Residents To Prepare For Catastrophic WildfireWith northern California suffering through major wildfires in the past two years, police and fire officials in the Contra Costa County area around Lafayette are stepping up efforts to prepare residents in case of a disaster.
California Sues Trump Administration Over $1B In Canceled High-Speed Rail MoneyCalifornia sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the federal government.
Audobon Society: Anchor Out Boats Damage Ecosystem By Scraping Eel Grass Off Bottom Of BayWith the anchor-outs, people living on unmoored boats just off the shores of Sausalito, there’s always been an element of controversy. Now, true to form, it’s the Audubon Society who says the boats are damaging the environment.
PG&E's Fire Prevention Plan Could Cut Power In Major Bay Area CitiesRolling power outages from San Francisco to San Jose are a possibility this wildfire season, according to PG&E.