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Carbon Dioxide Escalation Alters Amazon Rainforest

Date : 12th March 2004, Source : ENS

BALBOA, Panama, March 12, 2004 (ENS) - A team of U.S. and Brazilian scientists has shown that undisturbed, old growth rainforests in central Amazonia are experiencing rapid changes in dynamics and species composition. While these forests are located far from human settlements, their changes are the result of rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere caused by human activities, the scientific team has found.

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