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The carbon dioxide and oxygen cycles work through processes that convert carbon in the atmosphere into oxygen and transform oxygen back into carbon dioxide. Plants are the main producers of oxygen through a process calle... More »

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According to Locust Valley Central School District, the carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle is the process through which carbon dioxide and oxygen move through the natural environment by photosynthesis, respiration, combustion a... More »

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The carbon oxygen cycle is the process by which plants use carbon dioxide for respiration during photosynthesis and produce oxygen. During this process, carbon dioxide becomes part of the plant, and when the plant dies i... More »

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