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Caption: Earth's oceans, forests and other ecosystems soak up about half the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by fossil fuel burning and other human activities, according to a new University of Colorado and NOAA study published in Nature.
Credit: Will von Dauster, NOAA
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