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Amazon near tipping point of shifting from rainforest to savannah, study suggests

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20-year satellite study says Amazon rainforest is showing signs of poor health. Study authors say large portions of it will become savannah in the near future. Approximately one-fifth of the forest has already been lost since pre-industrial times, study authors say. The rest is threatened by deforestation and climate change.
4 months ago·Riode Janeiro, Brazil

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The Guardian

Climate crisis: Amazon rainforest tipping point is looming, data shows

Analysis of satellite observations show forest is losing stability with ‘profound’ global implications

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Amazon rainforest losing its ability to bounce back, satellite images reveal

More than three-quarters of the Amazon has seen a decline in its ability to recover from fires and droughts

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

75% of Amazon rainforest shows signs of loss, a 'tipping point' of dieback, study shows

The Amazon rainforest may be nearing a tipping point of rainforest dieback, the point where rainforest will turn to savanna, new research shows.

4 months ago·United States
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CNN

Amazon near tipping point of shifting from rainforest to savannah, scientists say

The Amazon rainforest may be nearing a critical tipping point that could see the biologically rich and diverse ecosystem transformed into a grassy savannah.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Sydney Morning Herald

‘Losing resilience faster’: Drying Amazon rainforest struggling to recover

Most of the Amazon rainforest has been losing its ability to recover from shocks, a new study has found.

4 months ago·Sydney, Australia
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The Washington Post

Satellite images show the Amazon rainforest is hurtling toward a ‘tipping point’

Satellite observations show the Amazon rainforest is nearing a tipping point where it could shift into a grassland, which could fuel climate change and imperil biodiversity, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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