Forest Carbon

Forests can take up and store large amounts of carbon, which has made them a popular potential solution to help slow climate change. However, the carbon dynamics of forests, as well as their social aspects, are complicated, posing challenges for their use as a mitigation strategy. In light of the growing importance of forests in the context of climate change, we present in this Focus issue a collection of research, reviews and opinion pieces on the theme of forest carbon dynamics and their use in climate mitigation.

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