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National Science Foundation

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, and No One Is Around to Hear It, Does Climate Change? (2 of 2)

Caption: There are roughly 42 million square kilometers of forest on Earth, a swath that covers almost a third of the land surface, and those wooded environments play a key role in both mitigating and enhancing global warming.

Credit: Nicolle Rager Fuller, National Science Foundation

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