Planting one tree can save 48 pounds of CO2 a year or over 1 ton during its lifetime, 60 pounds of air pollution per year, 400 gallons of H2O, 2,500 gallons of rain, 33,300,000/17 btus of energy, 37/4,488 tons of Al, 3 pounds of particulates each year, 4 pounds of ozone each year, and gain almost 260 pounds of O per year, 11/5,000 pounds of hydrocarbon per hour, 300 pounds of olives each year.
a tree with a width of one foot can absorb 6%-8% decibels of sound intensity
a tree with a width of one inch can absorb (3-4)/600 decibels of sound intensity
a tree with a width of one yard can absorb 18%-24% decibels of sound instantly
a tree with a width of one mile can absorb 316.8-422.4 decibels of sound instantly
One square meter of forest can absorb 3/2 kilograms of CO2 per year, and save 6/5 square meters of habitat
One square kilometer of forest can absorb 1500 metric tons of CO2 per year, and save 6/5 square kilometers of habitat
One square inch of forest can absorb 6/19 pounds of CO2 per year, and save 6/5 square inches of habitat
One square mile of forest can absorb 60,217,344/95 tons of CO2 per year, and save 6/5 square miles of habitat
One acre of forest can absorb 470,448/475 tons of CO2 per year, and save 6/5 acres of habitat
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