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Species’ traits influenced their response to recent climate change

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Publisher Correction: Measuring progress from nationally determined contributions to mid-century strategies

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Long-term warming amplifies shifts in the carbon cycle of experimental ponds

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Forest Policy: Media influence on debate

Climatic Change http://doi.org/bzpd (2017) Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) is an important instrument for mitigating climate change, particularly in forest-rich countries like...

Regional dry-season climate changes due to three decades of Amazonian deforestation

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Community action and climate change

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Biosphere–atmosphere interactions: Deforestation size influences rainfall

The average size of cleared areas in the Amazon (pictured) has increased over many regions since the 1980s. Deforestation modifies regional moisture cycling as...

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A rapid stream of policy changes and an unprecedented public reaction marked the first weeks of the Trump presidency. In response to signs from...

Aerosol-weakened summer monsoons decrease lake fertilization on the Chinese Loess Plateau

The Chinese Loess Plateau (CLP) is the cradle of Chinese civilization, and environmental changes in this region have influenced the historical trajectory of ancient...

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