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Amazon forest regrowth much slower than previously thought

December 24, 2019 - General

The regrowth of Amazonian forests following deforestation can happen much slower than previously thought, a new study shows.

Secondary forests are increasingly fragmented, and isolated from remaining primary forests
[Credit: Marizilda Cruppe/Rede Amazonia Sustentavel]The findings could have significant impacts for climate change predictions as the ability of secondary forests to soak up carbon from the atmosphere may have been…

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