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Amazon rainforest generates more methane than initially thought

Amazon rainforest generates more methane than initially thought
Amazon rainforest. Photo: Graham Hobster
Amazon rainforest generates more methane than initially thought
Amazon rainforest. Photo: Graham Hobster

A study conducted by Brazilian and British researchers, published by Nature, showed that swamped areas in the Amazon rainforest produce between 15 and 20 million tons of methane every year – the equivalent of emissions by all oceans combined. Fossil fuels, for instance, are responsible for producing roughly 167...

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