Climate Change

This unassuming item releases 10.9 billion tonnes of carbon every year

Deadwood is a big contributed to emissions and it's right under our feet. Image: REUTERS/Christian Hartman

Marisa Stone

Adjunct Research Fellow, Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security, Griffith University

David Lindenmayer

Professor, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University

Kurtis Nisbet

Scientific Officer, Griffith University

Sebastian Seibold

Adjunct Teaching Professor, Technical University of Munich

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The team used mesh cages to keep insects away from some deadwood to test their effect on decay. Image: Marisa Stone

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Forest play an important role as carbon sinks. Image: Center for Global Development

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