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The world's forests are a vital part of the carbon cycle. As they grow they sequestrate carbon, locking it away in their tissues. They are also an important driver of rainfall patterns via the transpiration of fluids from their leaves, as well as providing the very oxygen that we breath. A vital habitat for untold numbers of species adds to their unique and vitally important role in the earths biological systems. For far too long they have been used and abused, cut down at will, to line the pockets of timber barons, with predictably disastrous consequences.
Deforestation