Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Trees accelerate growth as they get older and bigger, study finds

"But our findings do suggest that while they are alive, large old trees play a disproportionately important role in a forest's carbon dynamics. It is as if the star players on your favourite sports team were a bunch of 90-year-olds."

Excellent news. Maybe now we will treasure our trees a little more...

Via The Guardian.

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