Temperate Forests

Temperate Forests

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Uploaded 21 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2009 Author: Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Temperate forests are active carbon sinks and deforestation in the temperate zone has largely stopped. Where demand for land and/or water allows, reforestation would enable carbon sequestration and could provide other benefits including higher biodiversity and recreation opportunities.
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