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Preserving old forests also safeguards vital ecological services and habitat for rare and endangered species. As climate change effects human societies and plant and animal communities around the globe, retaining these havens of biodiviersity is a wise insurance against rapid...
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As they grow, trees and plants suck in carbon. This carbon is stored in wood, leaves, roots and soil. While young forests draw in carbon quickly, forests that are allowed to grow old can store more carbon. The huge volumes...
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Coolforests.org is an online resource dedicated to highlighting the importance of preserving Australia’s old forests in the fight against global warming. As we work to combat climate change, preserving our remaining old forests represents one of the easiest, cheapest and...
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