Soils in old-growth treetops can store more carbon than soils under our feet

The new research on these unique soils, being presented on Wednesday, 15 December at AGU Fall Meeting 2021, marks the first attempt to quantify carbon capture by canopy soils. The work highlights another way old-growth forests are rich, complex ecosystems that cannot be quickly replaced by replanting forests. Tree branches collect fallen tree leaves and … Read more

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