Mapping reveals targets for preserving tropical carbon stocks

Washington DC (SPX) Nov 12, 2014

A new high-resolution mapping strategy has revealed billions of tons of carbon in Peruvian forests that can be preserved as part of an effort to sequester carbon stocks in the fight against climate change. Tropical forests convert more carbon from the atmosphere into biomass than any other terrestrial ecosystem on Earth.

However, when land is used for agriculture, as a wood source, or for —> Read More Here


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