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Coastal redwood forests have the greatest biomass of any ecosystem in the world, but it’s a sobering thought, if you are hiking through one, to realize that 95 percent of that biomass is hanging above your head. Particularly when you remember that redwood roots only go down about six feet. This champion, called the Del Norte Titan, has a volume exceeded only by 14 trees in the world, all giant sequoias.

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