The future Amazon rain forest
November 15, 2007 4:27 PM Subscribe
The Green vs. the Brown Amazon
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. The future Amazon rain forest.
This essay by John Terborgh
starts as a book review (of a bad book), but soon turns it into a powerfully insightful overview of the current state of the Amazonian basin and its most probable future under a myriad of influences: Brazilian land policies, international conservation efforts, and wildfires, droughts and global warming.