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Nataliia Stempkovska

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Nataliia Stempkovska is an environmental lawyer, having graduated with both a bachelor's and masters in law from the university of Kyiv. She is also a freelance journalist who writes about envrionmental issues.

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Global Deforestation in Numbers

The average tree can absorb approximately 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of carbon dioxide per year for the first 20 years [1]. About 30% of carbon emissions, which are released into the environment from burning fossil fuels, are absorbed by trees. It is obvious, how crucial is the role of forests in our lives and in maintaining homeostasis in the environment.

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