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Giant sequoias in the Sierra Nevada range can grow to be 250 feet tall — or more. John Buie/Flickr hide caption

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How Is A 1,600-Year-Old Tree Weathering California's Drought?

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An impala strikes a pose under a forest canopy in Zimbabwe. Morkel Erasmus/Getty Images/Gallo Images hide caption

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Tree Counter Is Astonished By How Many Trees There Are

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Pine nuts aren't farmed; they're harvested from forests. The nuts are hidden inside the cones of certain species of pine, such as this pinyon in Utah's Fishlake National Forest. Scott Smith/Corbis hide caption

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Love Pine Nuts? Then Protect Pine Forests

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