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What if there were 1 trillion more trees?

What is it?

TED Ed What if there were 1 trillion more trees? –by Jean-Francois Bastin (5.23 min)

Why should we watch it?

 In order to combat climate change, we need to draw down excess CO2 to restore the balance of greenhouse gases. Through photosynthesis, trees consume atmospheric carbon. Is planting more trees the solution? Yes and no. Research has shown that it’s complex to restore ecosystems and it’s unclear whether they’re best restored by human intervention. Find out what the challenges are in this well illustrated video.

 

 

 

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November 2020

 

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