Diversity of large animals plays an important role in carbon cycle

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10/12/2017 02:03 PM EDT

mammal diversity

With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford University research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.

Full story at http://news.stanford.edu/2017/10/09/animal-biodiversity-important-part-carbon-cycle/

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Stanford University

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