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Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle

October 9, 2017

With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford University research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.Full Story

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