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Rainforest greener during ‘dry’ season
Source: University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)
At 2.7 million square miles, the Amazon Jungle is the world’s largest rainforest. Researchers now believe the rainforest has different levels of photosynthesis, with more during the dry season. They report that more extreme droughts due to climate change could negatively affect the rainforest’s ability to sequester carbon through photosynthesis.
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