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Warming Climate Unlikely to Cause Extinction of Ancient Amazon Trees, Study Finds


December 14, 2012

an isolated Amazon rainforest tree 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. Full Story

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University College London

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