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15 July 2011
Forests account for virtually all of the atmospheric carbon absorbed by terrestrial ecosystems, according to a new study in Science Express by IIASA Ecosystems Services and Management scientists and an international team of researchers.
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The report, based in part on IIASA boreal forests research, found that forests absorb about 2.4 billion tons of atmospheric carbon annually, removing about one-third of fossil fuel emissions. More.
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