Nature Based Solutions: Can Nature Sequester Our Excess Carbon Dioxide?
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Updated on: 29 Aug 2021
All life on Earth needs carbon. It flows between rocks, oceans, the atmosphere, soils, and every living thing in a continuous cycle known as the carbon cycle .
Some parts of the cycle release more carbon than they absorb and are known as carbon sources. Other parts absorb more than they release and are called carbon sinks .
Human activities have upset this balance, adding more carbon to the atmosphere, causing global warming. What if we could rebalance this cycle by using natural carbon sinks?