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are harvested or cut down, their stored carbon is released into the air/atmosphere as carbon dioxide. This is known scientific evidence of the impact of how deforestation andforest degradation contribute to global warming.A team of researchers led by scientists at ETH-Zürich, Switzerland determined that planet earth has close to one billion hectares of land at our disposal to accommodate more trees. This research probably is the best assessment to date of the quantity of land that could use to a support tree-covering project. The collective land area identified is almost the size of the U.S. This could be a game-changer if these areas are converting into forests. The researcher estimates that forests restoration to their maximum potential could cut down atmospheric carbon dioxide by approximately 25 percent. This action could take us back to forest levels not seen in a century. According to the researchers, Russia, China, Brazil, Australia, Canada and the U.S alone hold more than 50% of the potential global forest and tree restoration area. If

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