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Press Release 12-230
Climate Warming Unlikely to Cause Near-Term Extinction of Amazon Tree Species

New genetic analyses of common Amazon trees show that many have survived past warming

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Fragment of mature Amazon forest within an agricultural area near Manaus, Brazil.

Fragment of mature Amazon forest within an agricultural area near Manaus, Brazil.

Credit: Christopher Dick


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Close up of scarlet flower of Symphonia globulifera in the Amazon.

The distinctive scarlet flowers of Symphonia globulifera, Central American, South American and African timber trees, have existed in the Amazon for 15 million years.

Credit: Rolando Perez, Center for Tropical Forest Sciences


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Amazon rainforest tree in a pasture at sunset.

Isolated Amazon rainforest tree in a pasture at sunset.

Credit: Christopher Dick


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Giant kapok tree near the Amazon River.

Giant kapok tree near the Amazon River; this species was the youngest in the study.

Credit: Rogerio Gribel, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


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Close-up of a kapok tree in the Amazon.

Close-up of a kapok tree; in the Amazon, the species is less than one million years old.

Credit: Robin Foster, The Field Museum


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Mahogany tree that fallen down in the Amazon forest.

The felling of a mahogany tree is indicative of the challenges facing Amazon forests.

Credit: Maristerra Lemes, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia


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