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Emissions from cerrado destruction in Brazil equal to emissions from Amazon deforestation

Date : 15th September 2009, Source : Mongabay



Damage to Brazil's vast cerrado grassland results in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to those produced by destruction of the Amazon rainforest, said Carlos Minc, the country's Environment Minister.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0915-cerrado.html





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