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Scientists Say The Amazon Is Still Teaching Us New Lessons

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Scientists Say The Amazon Is Still Teaching Us New Lessons

Scientists Say The Amazon Is Still Teaching Us New Lessons

Scientists Say The Amazon Is Still Teaching Us New Lessons

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Sunset colors cut through the smoky haze in the Brazilian Amazon. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Sunset colors cut through the smoky haze in the Brazilian Amazon.

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Recent scientific discoveries show that the Amazon rainforest might control the climate for much of South America. The theory could mean even more disastrous ramifications for the fragile ecosystem if deforestation continues unabated.

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