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Amazon rainforest turned into carbon factory
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Amazon rainforest turned into carbon factory

Rainforests absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This role is essential for mitigating the effects of climate…
Much of the Amazon rainforest now emits more CO2 than it absorbs
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Much of the Amazon rainforest now emits more CO2 than it absorbs

The consequences of global warming are now visible everywhere on the planet. From the degradation of ecosystems to the acidification…
In Brazil, the Amazon rainforest no longer stores carbon
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In Brazil, the Amazon rainforest no longer stores carbon

What researchers at INRAE ​​(National Institute for Agronomic Research) feared in 2019 has happened. On average over the decade, the…
The Brazilian Amazon rainforest now a net carbon emitter
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The Brazilian Amazon rainforest now a net carbon emitter

The Brazilian Amazon rainforest, victim of climate change and human activities, has rejected over the past ten years more carbon…
Peru: a new species of frog discovered in the Amazon rainforest
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Peru: a new species of frog discovered in the Amazon rainforest

A new species of marsupial frog, whose eggs develop in a pouch on its back, has been discovered in a…
The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also gave birth to the Amazon rainforest
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The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs also gave birth to the Amazon rainforest

Listen to her audio version of the article by subscribing !LISTEN About 66 million years ago, an asteroid with a…
Brazil: nearly 8,500 km2 of Amazon rainforest deforested in 2020
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Brazil: nearly 8,500 km2 of Amazon rainforest deforested in 2020

The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil reached 8,426 km2 in 2020, 8% less than the historical record of last…
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