California’s historic drought has killed more than 6 million trees in the Sierra Nevada, from cedars to oaks. Now the state’s iconic giant sequoias are starting to show signs of stress. KQED Science producer Gabriela Quirós follows a team of UC Berkeley biologists as they climb several giant trees in Sequoia National Park to measure their health.
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