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Global vegetation’s CO2 uptake

Multiple lines of evidence reveal that annual maximum photosynthesis across the world has been increasing over the past 30 years, adding crucial new information on the processes influencing the land carbon sink and on vegetation’s key role in mitigating climate change.

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Fig. 1: Changes in photosynthesis can alter the land carbon sink.

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Vicca, S. Global vegetation’s CO2 uptake. Nat Ecol Evol 2, 1840–1841 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0730-0

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