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Warming Climate Unlikely to Cause Extinction of Ancient Amazon Trees, Study Finds
December 14, 2012
New genetic analysis has revealed that many Amazon tree species are likely to survive man-made climate warming in the coming century, contrary to previous findings that temperature increases would cause them to die out.
University College London
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