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Evidence of species loss in the Amazon

Phys.org reports: “Researchers studying plants, ants, birds, dung beetles and orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon have found clear evidence that deforestation causes drastic loss of tropical forest biodiversity. Publishing this week in Ecology Letters, researchers highlighted how remaining areas … Continue reading

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China plans to build railway through the Amazon

The Guardian reports on a planned railway line that will run from one side of South America to the other, cutting through the Amazon in the process: Chinese premier Li Keqiang is to push controversial plans for a railway through … Continue reading

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