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Due to landscape fragmentation, Brazil’s rainforests are releasing more carbon dioxide than previously thought

Due to landscape fragmentation, Brazil’s rainforests are releasing more carbon dioxide than previously thought

Shown are Forest fragments of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest in the North-East of Brazil, surround by sugar cane plantations. Credit: Mateus de Dantas de Paula     Because of the deforestation of tropical rainforests in Brazil, significantly more carbon has been lost than was previously assumed. As scientists of the Hemholtz Centre for Environmental Research […]