I would like this grove to help me become carbon neutral and help reverse the damaging effects on our climate by greenhouse gases.
Wishing your trees a long and happy life.
Donated by Kenny Macintyre
17th July 2015
By planting a grove of trees I hope to help combat climate change Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by many factors is a building up in our atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature trees absorbs the amount of CO2 produced when you drive your car 26,000 miles. Trees clean the air Trees absorb odors and pollutant gases (nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulfur dioxide and ozone) and filter particulates out of the air by trapping them on their leaves and bark. Trees provide oxygen In one year an acre of mature trees can provide enough oxygen for 18 people. Trees provide a natural canopy and habitat for wildlife.
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