One Whale Is Worth Thousands of Trees in Climate Fight, New Report Says | Time

‘Great whales are the carbon-capture titans of the animal world, absorbing an average of 33 tons of CO2 each throughout their lives before their carcasses sink to the bottom of the ocean and remain there for centuries, according an article in the December issue of the IMF’s Finance & Development magazine. A tree, by contrast, absorbs no more than 48 pounds of the gas a year.’

Source: One Whale Is Worth Thousands of Trees in Climate Fight, New Report Says | Time