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Emitting more carbon dioxide than they are absorbing.
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The scientists said the forest is now producing over a billion tons of CO2 a year.
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This is where CO2 was sucked up and converted into oxygen.
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The forest is at risk of losing its moniker of being the lungs of the world.
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The biggest culprits for the Amazon's flipping from sink to source.
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The research on the Amazon's CO2 emissions has been published in the journal.
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Researchers analysed 600 profiles of CO2 and carbon monoxide emissions.
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They found that the fires produced about 1.5 billion tons of CO2 a year.
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One billion tons is equivalent to the annual emissions of Japan.
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The south-east Amazon sink-to-source story is yet another stark warning.
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