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How do trees help to maintain temperature?

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The process of evapotranspiration from the leaf surface helps reduction in temperature of that region. During winter the plant’s body heat increases the temperature of the vicinity. read more

Through the process of photosynthesis, trees remove carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas) and release oxygen into our air. Trees store the carbon dioxide, called carbon sequestration, and -- depending on the size of the tree -- can hold between 35 to 800 pounds of carbon dioxide each year [source: EPA]. Trees aren't our saviors from smog, though. read more

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