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There is good and bad about the number of trees on our . The good news is that there are seven more trees than we thought. Until a years ago, scientists estimated that the world had 400 billion trees. However, a new estimates that there are around three trillion trees. That's a three followed by 12 . There are over 420 trees for every alive today. Dr Thomas Crowther told the BBC that this new changes . He said: "It's not good news for the world or bad news that we've produced new number."

The bad news is that of years ago, the earth had six trillion trees. Humans have cut the number of trees in . An of this is Europe. It used to be a forest. Now much of it is and cities. Dr Crowther said people are for the loss of three trillion trees. Another 15 billion trees are lost year because of deforestation and . The scientists said this figure is "considerably higher" than a century . Dr Crowther warned that: "This study highlights how much more is needed if we are to restore healthy forests worldwide."

 
 

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