Reforestation: Impact on Climate

The Nature Conservancy

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Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale. In this lesson, students learn the value of large-scale forest landscapes and their role in the carbon cycle. Tools such as infographics and carbon calculators help students investigate deforestation and its impact on climate. Reforestation also impacts climate change. Students explore how reforestation can help decrease carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, thereby minimizing climate change and improving air quality.

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Keywords: carbon cycle, deforestation, reforestation, greenhouse cases, climate change, forests

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