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Forests absorb 20 percent of fossil fuel emissions: study

Date : 18th February 2009, Source : Reuters Link to News Story



LONDON (Reuters) - Tropical trees have grown bigger over the past 40 years and now absorb 20 percent of fossil fuel emissions from the atmosphere, highlighting the need to preserve threatened forests, British researchers said Wednesday.

http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSTRE51H5KE20090218





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