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Amazon burning

Vicious cycle of droughts and fires is depleting rain forest; scientists warn of serious consequences for global climate

By Indira A.R. Lakshmanan
Globe Staff / November 27, 2006

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TANGURO RANCH, Brazil -- On an Amazon plantation the size of Cape Cod, a Massachusetts forest ecologist and his team are setting the rain forest on fire. (Full article: 1086 words)

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