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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Deforestation, climate change threaten the ecological resilience of the Amazon rainforest

Deforestation, climate change threaten the ecological resilience of the Amazon rainforest

Date : 19th January 2012, Source : Mongabay



The combination of deforestation, forest degradation, and the effects of climate change are weakening the resilience of the Amazon rainforest ecosystem, potentially leading to loss of carbon storage and changes in rainfall patterns and river discharge, finds a comprehensive review published in the journal Nature.

http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0119-nature_amazon_resilience.html





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