Drought in Amazon rainforest caused massive carbon release: study

Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 16:35 in Earth & Climate

A study involving nearly 70 scientists has found that the Amazon rainforest is surprisingly sensitive to drought and even a moderate drought can cause it to release massive amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

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