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Nitrogen impacts on forest carbon

Does the extra nitrogen input from anthropogenic sources mean that more carbon from the atmosphere is being locked up in boreal and temperate forests? 'Yes' is the answer to emerge from the latest analysis.

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Högberg, P. Nitrogen impacts on forest carbon. Nature 447, 781–782 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/447781a

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