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Local and National Consequences of Deforestation

IMPACT OF DEFORESTATION: LOCAL AND NATIONAL CONSEQUENCES<p>LOSS OF LOCAL CLIMATE REGULATION<p>The local level is where deforestation has the most immediate …

Less smoke, less ire

Brazil, long the world’s deforester-in-chief, is mending its ways<p>THE Amazon's dry season, from July to September, is when the <i>grileiros</i> cut and burn …

Amazon deforestation brings loss of microbial communities

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>An international team of microbiologists led by Klaus Nüsslein of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has found …

Brazil plans Amazon tree census to assess deforestation

The Brazilian government is to launch a four-year tree census of the Amazon to improve understanding of the impacts of deforestation, climate change and conservation efforts.<p>The study will also help to assess the potential value of the biodiversity under the canopy and the growth of human …