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.

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Oldest Known Wild Seabird Lays Egg on Pacific IslandA Laysan albatross named Wisdom, the world's oldest known wild seabird, has laid another egg on Midway Atoll in the Pacific. Biologists believe Wisdom is at least 68 years old.
U.S. Senate Passes Bill Making It Easier to Kill Sea LionsSupporters say the bill will give wildlife managers greater flexibility in controlling California sea lions that dramatically increased from about 30,000 in the 1960s to about 300,000 under the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act.
California To Require Solar Panels On All New HomesCalifornia’s push toward more renewable energy has reached a major milestone with a new mandate beginning in 2020 that requires all new homes built to include solar rooftop panels.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.
San Francisco To End Parking Requirements For New DevelopmentsSan Francisco will become the first major U.S. city to remove minimum parking requirements for building developers after supervisors voted on the ordinance at their meeting Tuesday.
Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Begins Saturday Off Sonoma CoastThe commercial Dungeness crab fishery season in Sonoma County will open Saturday, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday.
California Adds More Cars To Roadways As Economy, Housing Costs RiseFor years California has been trying to get people out of their cars, but a new report suggests that just the opposite appears to be happening.
Stranded Sea Lion Rescued From East Bay Shoreline Released Into WildA disoriented sea lion discovered Saturday evening stranded in brush along a stretch of East Bay shoreline was in good condition and later released, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said Monday.
Schwarzenegger Calls Trump 'Meshugge' On Climate AccordArnold Schwarzenegger says the United States is "still in" an international accord to curb global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the agreement.