Drought, Fire and Deforestation in the Amazon: Feedbacks, Uncertainty and the Precautionary Approach - UNEP Global Environmental Alert Service (GEAS) - October 2011

United Nations Environment Programme (2011)

The Amazon is widely considered to be one of the world's most important natural areas and a high priority for conservation. Its importance to the global carbon cycle makes understanding its response to drought essential to modeling of the planet's future.

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