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‘A potential tipping point’: The Amazon rainforest’s ‘dark year’ of destruction puts it on the road to collapse

“The Amazon is approaching a tipping point,” Cesareo said, “in which it could transform into something more like a grassland savannah, causing serious consequences for the planet.” The government data was released days after an international team of scientists published research showing that deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon in July was almost four times the average from […]

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Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’

Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’ Amazon Rainforest ‘Close to Irreversible Tipping Point’ By Dom Phillips, Guardian UK 24 October 19 Forecast suggests rainforest could stop producing enough rain to sustain itself by 2021 oaring deforestation coupled with the destructive policies of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, could push the Amazon rainforest dangerously to

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