Out of the Woods: The Story of Cornwall's Forests

Forestry Today

In the 21st century, forests are valued not only as recreational facilities but also as a vital component of a healthy environment. Forests are recognized as an important resource for the atmosphere, converting carbon dioxide into cellulose and oxygen. A recent study by the U.S. Forest Service found that global forests absorb a third of all carbon emissions, helping to counteract the negative results of fossil fuel consumption.











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