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Amazon Has Second 100-Year-Drought in Five Years – May Soon Become Carbon Emitter

Amazon drought may shift region from carbon sink to carbon emitter Typically, the Amazon rainforest acts as a carbon sink, absorbing on average 1.5 billion metric tons of CO2 annually. Researchers in the UK and Brazil are now concerned that the role of, the Amazon may turn to an emitter of carbon emitter due to changing conditions in the region….

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