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Restoring forests means less fuel for wildfire and more storage for carbon

Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments)

When wildfires burn up forests, they don't just damage the trees. They destroy a key part of the global carbon cycle. Restoring those trees as quickly as possible could tip the scale in favor of mitigating severe climate change.

Lisa A. McCauley, a spatial analyst at The Nature Conservancy, explains how quick action to thin out vegetation will actually increase carbon storage in forests by the end of this century.

Read the full article here.