Tropical Forests Trump Northern Counterparts in Soaking Up Bad Carbon Dioxide, NASA

January 7, 2015 7:06 PM

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Tropical forests are removing more carbon dioxide than previously thought, a new NASA study claims.

According to the study which was published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, tropical forests absorb 1.4 billion metric tons of the 2.5 billion tons absorbed globally, every year. This number has been found to be higher than northern forests including Boreal Forests, contrary to ex...

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