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An old-growth redwood tree named "Father of the Forest" in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California in August 2020. Some trees in the park have been standing for 2,000 years. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Biden will order a study of old-growth forests in an Earth Day executive action

America's oldest trees store vast amounts of carbon. Counting them is the first step to preserving them, says the Biden administration.

Capt. Daniil, a public affairs officer in the Ukrainian military, walks through a field in Mala Rohan, on the outskirts of Ukraine's northeastern city of Kharkiv. He is recording the aftermath of fighting between occupying Russian soldiers and Ukrainian forces. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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Photos: Russian forces were driven out of this village outside Kharkiv, Ukraine

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An old-growth redwood tree named "Father of the Forest" in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California in August 2020. Some trees in the park have been standing for 2,000 years. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Biden will order a study of old-growth forests in an Earth Day executive action

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From Fanny to Barbra to Beanie: 'Funny Girl' comes back to Broadway

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