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This Is What the Planet Would Be Like Without Trees

Click here for reuse options! The Earth is losing a forest area the size of Panama every year. Forests account for nearly 30 percent of the world’s surface. That’s a staggering 3.04 trillion trees, each of which are continually remoistening our atmosphere, filtering the air we breathe and combating climate change by storing carbon and providing shelter for countless species of wildlife.
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