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African mountain forests store more carbon per unit area than the Amazon rainforest but they are disappearing fast. Besides, capturing and storing carbon, these mountain forests have a significant role in providing people with more access to fresh water.
Tropical forests in Africa’s mountains store more carbon than previously thought – but are disappearing fast | University of Helsinki www.helsinki.fi

Scientists studying tropical forests in Africa’s mountains were surprised to uncover how much carbon they store, and how fast some of these forests are being cleared.