Plants Blamed for Human Deaths in Heat Waves

Normally, plants absorb ozone through stomata, small holes in their leaves. Heatwaves cause closed stomata, absorbing less ozone. More ozone buildsup in air. … found this loss of ozone absorption resulted in estimated 460 additional human deaths in U.K. during hot summer of 2006.

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