The Changing Amazon Rainforest

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Deep in the Amazonian rainforests, tree communities are changing and scientists say rising CO2 levels could be the cause.


William Laurance
*Staff scientist, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Balboa, Panama and the National Institute for Amazonian Research, Manaus, Brazil



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