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Carbon fluxes between the forest and atmosphere in Gabon. Nicolas Barbier

Measuring the invisible: the tough job of calculating the carbon stocks and fluxes of a forest

Depending on the methods used, the measurement of forest carbon can vary by as much as 100%.
Concentration of ozone (in Dobson units) as of mid-September 2022, based on measurements by the IASI infrared sounder over 15 years above Antarctica. The extent of damage and geographical distribution of the hole (in blue) varies according to weather conditions. Anne Boynard/LATMOS

How science saved the ozone layer

In 1987, the Montreal Protocol established a ban on substances responsible for destroying the ozone layer, which is essential for protection against the sun’s rays.

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