Old forests absorb more carbon than once thought

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A new study published recently in the scientific journal Nature suggests that old trees removes more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than newly planted trees. And that old forests continue to sequester carbon rather than being carbon neutral as was once thought. This research is going to have implications for future climate modelling. The new revelation again emphasizes why the protection of old-growth forests is not just an emotional issue, but one that has a real impact on climate change. Read about the research findings here.


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