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Insects. Humans produce, through respiration (breathing) about 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. If you add the production of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels and other human industry (26 billiion metric tons) and the respiration of domesticated animals (6 billion metric tons), the total carbon dioxide production that can be blamed on humans, directly or indirectly, is 34 billion metric tons. Insects, through respiration, produce 48 billion metric tons.

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Do humans have carbon dioxide?

Humans produce carbon dioxide through respiration; when humans breathe out, they exhale more carbon dioxide than they had breathed in.


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Carbon dioxide one person produce?

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What product do humans produce during respiration that are used by plants?

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No, they produce oxygen which humans breathe in. then we breathe out carbon dioxide giving to the plant so the cycle may start again.


How does carbon dioxide cycle between living things?

Humans breathe in oxygen, which plants produce, and breathe out carbon dioxide, which plants take in.


What are the similarities of the respiratory system in humans and insects?

Insects and Humans breath through their mouths and nose, breathing delivers oxygen to the body and takes away the carbon dioxide.


Do humans breathe carbon dioxide at times?

Yes, humans are constanty breathing in Carbon Dioxide, or CO2. This is because it makes up around 0.04% of the air that we breathe in. We do not, however, use the Carbon Dioxide. It is expelled as we breathe out, along with the rest of the waste Carbon Dioxide we produce as a by-product of respiration.


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Would you tired if you sleep under a tree because of its carbon dioxide at night?

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Why do plants cows and humans make carbon dioxide?

Plants don't make carbon dioxide, they produce oxygen. Humans and cattle, like all animals, produce carbon dioxide because we need oxygen in our bodies to function properly and live, and in order to do so oxygen gets converted into carbon dioxide which must be excreted or exhaled out of our systems so that more oxygen can be drawn back in.


How much carbon dioxide do animals produce?

Some animals produce different amounts of carbon dioxide. insects, use 6 billion metric tons. humans, use only about 2 million metric tons. I bet another animal has 4 million metric tons, and another probably has 7. There you go. Answered.


What organ exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide?

Lungs in mammals and humans. Tracheae in insects. Gills in aquatic organisms.


What is exhaled by animals and absorbed by plants?

Animals, like humans, exhale carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is taken in by plants, and through the process of photosynthesis produce oxygen.


How do humans get carbon?

Humans produce carbon dioxide as a result of breathing, as the lungs recycle the air and in return they exhale carbon, but it can also be found deep in carbon mines and also in various plants and animals.


Where do plants get their carbon dioxide?

Plants get carbon dioxide from humans when they exhale and the carbon dioxide is removed from their blood


How humans and plants rely on each other?

They can and we do. We rely on the plants to produce oxygen in which we breathe, while they rely on the carbon dioxide in which we produce.


Do humans release oxygen or carbon dioxide?

We release carbon dioxide.