World's Largest Trees, the Giant Sequoias. Face Major Climate Thr | Republic World
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Published 18:15 IST, May 24th 2024

General Sherman Passes Health Check But World's Largest Trees Still Face Climate Threats

As the climate grows hotter and drier, giant sequoias previously thought to be almost indestructible are increasingly threatened by extreme heat and drought.

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Researchers recently climbed the General Sherman to inspect the 275-foot tree for evidence of a bark beetle infestation.
Researchers recently climbed the General Sherman to inspect the 275-foot tree for evidence of a bark beetle infestation. | Image: AP
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18:15 IST, May 24th 2024

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