Rising Forest Density Offsets Climate Change, Says Study

Rising Forest Density Offsets Climate Change, Says Study

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boreal forest in British ColumbiaRising forest density in many countries is helping to offset climate change caused by deforestation from the Amazon basin to Indonesia, a study showed on Sunday.

“Higher density means world forests are capturing more carbon,” said the study which looked at 68 countries and was published in the online journal PLoS One.

(READ the story in Scientific American)

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