NASA Satellite Shows US Corn Belt Produces 40% More Oxygen Than Amazon Rainforest.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Tiny Fox Lab

NASA satellite shows US corn belt produces 40% more oxygen than Amazon rainforest.Tiny Fox Lab Facts

During peak growing season for the Midwest US corn belt, the region undergoes more photosynthesis activity than anywhere else on the planet – with levels up to 40% greater than observed in the Amazon.

It’s super efficiency at processing CO2 also means you get the dreaded “corn sweat” in the later summer.

Preview photo credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center