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This is how defaunation leads to carbon imbalance in tropical forests

This is how defaunation leads to carbon imbalance in tropical forests

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Tropical forests are the regulators of earth's climate change. They absorb carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas and produce oxygen which is essential for all animals. And that's why they often called as 'lungs of the planet'.

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