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Large rise in carbon uptake by land plants


A proxy for the amount of carbon dioxide taken up by plants for photosynthesis has been used to estimate historical global uptake, revealing a large increase that might partly offset the rise in atmospheric CO2 levels. See Letter p.84

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Figure 1: Global cycling of carbon dioxide and carbonyl sulfide (COS).


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Yakir, D. Large rise in carbon uptake by land plants. Nature 544, 39–40 (2017).

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