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Global Tree Loss - 15 Billion Every Year

The good news: There are more than 3 trillion trees on Earth. The bad news: There has been a 46 percent drop in the number of trees since the dawn of human civilization.   The tree census was done by a team of researchers, using satellite imagery, forest inventories and technology to map the number of trees on a square kilometer level.   “Trees are among the most prominent and critical organisms on Earth, yet we are only recently beginning to comprehend their global extent and...

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