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Amazonas Regenwald

Ecuadorian-Amazon-rain-forest by Dallas Krentzel

The rainforest serves as one of Earth's largest reservoirs of carbon dioxide, helping regulate global climate patterns through the sequestration and storage carbon dioxide in above-ground biomass and soil. By absorbing about 20 percent of the atmospheric carbon emitted by the burning of fossil fuels, the world's tropical rainforests can help mitigate climate change substantially.