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Forests still major carbon store for now, but threats growing: Study

The study, published in the Nature Climate Change journal, involved researchers from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the World Resources Institute (WRI), the Centre for International Forestry Research and others.

To get a better idea of the role of forests in regulating global CO2 emissions, they came up with a method of calculating how much of the gas forests soak up naturally every year and how much of it is produced through deforestation, fires, draining of peatlands and so on.
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