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Explain How Promoting ‘Afforestation’ and Checking ‘Deforestation’ Reduces the Release of Green House Gases. - Chemistry

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Explain how promoting ‘afforestation’ and checking ‘deforestation’ reduces the release of green house gases.

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Solution

Afforestation growing more plants and forest help to absorb green house gases COduring photosynthesis.

\[\ce{6CO2 + 12H2O->[Sunlight][Ch;orophyll] C6H12O6 + 6H2O + 6CO2}\]

Checking deforestation means reduce burning of wood and also use of bio fertilizers instead of nitrogenous fertilizers help control of emission of green house gases i.e. nitrous oxide.

Concept: Sources of Greenhouse Gases and Ways of Reducing Their Presence in the Atmosphere
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Viraf J. Dalal Class 9 Simplified ICSE Chemistry
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