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As Climate Crisis Worsens, 10 World Heritage Forests Become Net Carbon Emitters

HeadlineOct 29, 2021

A new United Nations report warns at least 10 forests designated World Heritage sites have become net emitters of greenhouse gases, no longer absorbing more carbon than they emit. The disturbing trend is driven by drought, wildfires and deforestation, including in California’s Yosemite National Park.

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