They are giantsstretching more than 300 feet above the ground, with hidden gardens and mysterious predators thriving within their canopy. National Geographic reveals the unexplored environment of redwoods using high-tech aerial laser surveys and breathtaking imagery. Obsessive redwood climber Steve Sillett of Humboldt State University investigates their monster crowns, tallying biological material and discovering new record-breaking trees, while escaping falling branches and crashing trees in the process. Down below, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay charts the redwood range. It is an epic yearlong exploration to size up the past and future of this primeval tree threatened in 21st century California.
Bonus feature: photo gallery.
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Oceanographers have been gripped by a new spirit
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Escape into the wild with this stunning anthology
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