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Could expanding forests be the key to our climate strategy?

Forests have been removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing carbon for more than 300 million years.

When we cut down or burn trees and disturb forest soils, we release that stored carbon to the atmosphere.

Xel 5eSince the start of the Industrial Revolution, one-third of all carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere from human activities have come from deforestation

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