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Group kicks off planting of ancient tree clones

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Jake Milarch holds coastal redwood clones developed in the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive lab in Copemish, Mich. Milarch and other members of the nonprofit group hope to plant millions of redwood clones to reforest the planet and fight climate change.

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A coastal redwood tree near Crescent City, Calif., is among dozens that have been cloned by the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive)

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A team led by a nurseryman from northern Michigan and his sons has raced against time for two decades, snipping branches from some of the world's biggest and most durable trees with plans to produce clones that could restore ancient forests and help fight climate change.
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    • Jake Milarch holds coastal redwood clones developed in the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive lab in Copemish, Mich. Milarch and other members of the nonprofit group hope to plant millions of redwood clones to reforest the planet and fight climate change.
    • A coastal redwood tree near Crescent City, Calif., is among dozens that have been cloned by the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive)
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