S1E9: Saving the Western Joshua tree

S1E9: Saving the Western Joshua tree

Alicia PikeAlicia PikeHost
Chris ClarkeChris ClarkeHost
Christina SanchezChristina SanchezGuest
Brendan CummingsBrendan CummingsGuest

Joshua trees, the iconic species of the Mojave Desert, are in serious danger of becoming extinct across most of their range... and yet the state of California is recommending against granting the trees permanent protection. We talk to desert botanist Christina Sanchez of Every Leaf Speaks Botanical Studies and Brendan Cummings of the Center for Biological Diversity about the dangers the trees face, and what we can do to stop California from stripping the trees' protections. Plus, C&A visit a Joshua tree forest threatened by unsustainable development.

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