The Effect Of Deforestation In Amazon

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Deforestation has had a huge effect on ecosystems and their services. Trees are not only important because they provide oxygen for humans but also play a stable role in ecosystems. “In recent decades, the rate of warming in Amazonia has been about 0.25°C decade. Under midrange greenhouse-gas emission scenarios, temperatures are projected to rise 3.3°C (range 1.8 to 5.1°C) this century, slightly more in the interior in the dry season, or by up to 8°C if substantial forest dieback affects regional biophysical properties”, (Malhi et al, 2008). This shows that Amazon’s forest, for example, is in risk of major deforestation based on increasing temperatures due to climate changing. As the climate increases temperature and continues to become hotter,

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