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Plant more trees: Young forests use carbon most effectively

National Park Service Ranger Jeff Denny heads into a grove of redwoods off Highway 101 outside of Orick, California June 3, 2014. Redwood burls are reproductive growths on the tree that can sprout clones and are highly sought after for their unique grain patterns popular in high end furniture and artwork. Recent poaching for redwood burls in the Redwood National Park and Northern California State Parks forced officials to close the Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway, a ten mile drive through the old growth Redwood forest, after sunset, according to the National Park Service. Picture taken June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Nick Adams (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT) - GM1EA6I0JYZ01

Seeds of the future. Image: REUTERS/Nick Adams

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