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Tropical Forests Unexpectedly Resilient to Climate Change


Science & Tech  (tags: climate science, international group of scientists, new study, tropical forests, climate models, HadCM3, climate change, resiliency of tropical forests, preventing deforestation )

Judy
- 1735 days ago - nature.com
Tropical forests are unlikely to die off as a result of the predicted rise in atmospheric greenhouse gases this century, a new study finds. Models predict that forests such as the Amazon will keep carbon locked up until 2100.



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Agnes N (703)
Monday March 11, 2013, 9:08 am
Thanks Judy
 

Alice C (1797)
Monday March 11, 2013, 11:37 am
It's so very important to keep these tropical forests ~ Thank you for this post Judy
 

Roger G (154)
Monday March 11, 2013, 2:03 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Glenn Byrnes (194)
Monday March 11, 2013, 2:24 pm
Noted. Thank you.
 

Terry V (30)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:32 pm
IF they remain UNTOUCHED by humans
 

Robert O (12)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 1:11 am
Thanks Judy.
 

Marcel Elschot (346)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 1:32 am
noted, thanks
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 7:57 am
Big deal, this doesn't make climate change action any less urgent!!
 
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