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Urban forests can store almost as much carbon as tropical rainforests

26 June 2018

New research by Dr Mat Disney & Dr Phil Wilkes (UCL Geography) shows that urban forests can store as much carbon as tropical rainforests.  The team used cutting-edge laser scanning techniques to assess 85,000 trees in the London Borough of Camden. Read: Metro, More: The Conversation, BBC 1 London (from 16 min 34 secs), Huffington Post, Ham&High.