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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Amazon forest shows unexpected resiliency during drought

Amazon forest shows unexpected resiliency during drought

Date : 22nd September 2007, Source : ENN



Drought-stricken regions of the Amazon forest grew particularly vigorously during the 2005 drought, according to new research. The counterintuitive finding contradicts a prominent global climate model that predicts the Amazon forest would begin to "brown down" after just a month of drought and eventually collapse as the drought progressed.

http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/23294





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