Understanding why trees are dying may be key to locking up carbon

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 08:02 in Earth & Climate

by Gareth Willmer Rising tree deaths may be reducing the ability of many forests worldwide to lock up carbon by pulling in greenhouse gases from the air. To properly grasp what this means for carbon budgets, scientists need to solve the puzzle of why trees are dying – and how they respond to change. ‘There are […]

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