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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

No-win situation for agricultural expansion in the Amazon

No-win situation for agricultural expansion in the Amazon
Cape Cod MA (SPX) May 14, 2013 - The large-scale expansion of agriculture in the Amazon through deforestation will be a no-win scenario, according to a new study. Published May 10, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, it shows that deforestation will not only reduce the capacity of the Amazon's natural carbon sink, but will also inflict climate feedbacks that will decrease the productivity of pasture and ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/No_win_situation_for_agricultural_expansion_in_the_Amazon_999.html

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