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Shedding light on how much carbon tropical forests can absorb

Posted by Ecology Research News -- ScienceDaily on March 19, 2020

Tropical forest ecosystems are an important part of the global carbon cycle as they take up and store large amounts of CO2. It is however uncertain how much these forests' ability to take up and store carbon differ between forests with high versus low species richness. New research sheds light on this question aiming to enhance our ability to predict tropical ecosystems' strength as global carbon sinks......

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