Carbon Sequestration Climate Solutions

The human lessons to learn from redwood ecology

  Traveling along the Pacific Coast of the United States, it is impossible not to marvel at the enormity of coastal redwoods, known scientifically as Sequoia sempervirens.  Redwoods shoot up to more than 320 feet high, and some are estimated to have lived about 2,500 years. These skyscrapers from nature hold secrets in their biology and ecology […]

Carbon Sequestration Climate Solutions Deforestation

Planting Redwoods for Carbon Sequestration

Introduction Two hundred years ago, there were at least ten times as many redwoods living in the Bay Area as there are today. These trees play a vital role in their ecosystems, providing numerous benefits for local plants and animals while removing massive amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere [1]. Greenhouse gas levels and […]