Gap Fill - Amazon Rainforest - Level 5


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Environmental scientists have news that of the Amazon are emitting more carbon dioxide than they are absorbing. The rainforest is producing over a billion tons of CO2 a year. The Amazon used to be a carbon "sink" where CO2 was sucked up and converted into . It has now become a of carbon dioxide. The biggest reasons for this from sink to source are , deforestation and forest . The Amazon is losing its nickname of being the of the world. Researchers predict the rainforest will create CO2 at an accelerating rate in the .

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