Old forests and carbon capture

Contrary to the belief that old growth forests weren’t as effective in capturing carbon or were considered carbon neutral; a recent study published in Nature demonstrates that old forests are still absorbing carbon, even at a ripe old age.

Read more about the study carried out by  Sebastiaan Luyssaert (University of Antwerp), and his colleagues.

Source reference : Nature.  (full-text available for subscribers)

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