Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 3, The Biosphere - 3.4 - Cycles of Matter - 3.4 Assessment - Page 86: 3b

Answer

Trees recycle carbon by taking in carbon dioxide and converting it to sugar, releasing oxygen in the process. If forests are cut down, then there will be more C02 in the atmosphere and less 02. This will prove problematic for many animals, including humans.

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Trees recycle carbon by taking in carbon dioxide and converting it to sugar, releasing oxygen in the process. If forests are cut down, then there will be more C02 in the atmosphere and less 02. This will prove problematic for many animals, including humans.
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