20 Stunning Photos of a World’s Most Beautiful Trees

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Trees are mostly referred to as a “lungs of a Earth“—and for good reason. Trees take in carbon dioxide and furnish oxygen, formulating a hospitable sourroundings for humans and other life forms.

Last year, researchers during Yale University estimated that a world is home to 3.04 trillion trees—that’s 422 trees per person. But according to those researchers, humans are removing trees at a rate of 15 billion per year. And there are now about half as many trees as there were during a emergence of civilization.

Aside from all of a crucial ecosystem services that trees provide, they’re also mostly stunningly beautiful.

Here are 20 Instagram photos of some of a world’s many pleasing trees:

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A print posted by Xay Thao (@xay.thao) on Mar 11, 2016 during 12:30pm PST

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A print posted by Aisha Baker-Pernel (@lovelyday24) on Mar 9, 2016 during 12:03pm PST

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A print posted by If Not Us, Who? (@we_used_to_be_normal) on Feb 27, 2016 during 2:52am PST

#cherryblossom #peachblossom #treelove #beautifultrees

A print posted by gsab18 (@gsab18) on Mar 6, 2016 during 9:19am PST

#MichellePaulPhotography #Photos #Photography #PhotographyLife #PhotographyLove #PhotographyPorn #PhotographyFreak #centennialhighschool #photooftheday #PhotographyIsMyPassion #sunset #SunsetLove #SunsetPorn #sunsetlovers #bakersfield #cloudscape #Clouds #BakersfieldCa #PhotographyIsMyLife #BeautifulTrees #ThatTimeOfYearAgain #iPhone6s #iPhonePhotography #iPhone #CloudPorn #BakersfieldSunset #ilovesunsets #sky #instagram #MyPhotographyLife 📷💕

A print posted by Michelle Paul (@hazleyez) on Mar 2, 2016 during 7:36pm PST

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