Friday, December 3

Some forests release more carbon than they store

Forests are actually carbon sinks: they absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and thus weaken the climate-damaging greenhouse effect. As a new UNESCO study shows, however, some forests released more carbon than they stored in the last 20 years – deforestation and fires are responsible for this.

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