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Boreal Forests Store More Carbon than Tropical Forests

Boreal Forests Store More Carbon than Tropical Forests

→  November 16, 2009 0

When the world thinks of forests and their value to offset global warming, tropical forests come to mind. A report released today shows that the global impact of Canada’s boreal forest, which stores nearly twice as much carbon per hectare as tropical forests, has been vastly underestimated.