Nature’s stashes of climate-warming carbon is packed into a small percentage of Earth’s lands, finds a new study that pinpoints the ecosystems humanity must protect to avert a climate disaster.
To avoid a climate disaster, protect these lands
Which ecosystems are humanity’s greatest allies against climate change? New research from Conservation International pinpoints the mangroves, peatlands and forests that store the most climate warming-carbon on Earth.© Flavio Forner
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