Dynamic Earth – The Importance of Trees

Dynamic Earth – The Importance of Trees
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Over half of the world’s trees and plants are found in the rainforest, making them incredibly important ecosystems! Can you think of any reasons not mentioned in the video that make these places so important to both humans and other animals?

One reason that all trees around the world are so important is their amazing ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This makes trees vital for helping to reverse some of the effects of climate change.

Use our activity sheet to help you work out roughly how much carbon each of the trees around where you live is storing!

For more nature and climate related activities, head over to #DynamicEarthOnline

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