How is the rainforest helping to limit global warming?
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Climate change: How important is the rainforest in limiting global warming?

Billions of leaves in the Amazon rainforest take in carbon dioxide – a gas which contributes to global warming. So does deforestation cause a rise in global temperatures?

Erika Berenguer is a scientist at the Oxford Environmental Change Institute. She's been studying the same patch of trees in the Amazon for ten years.

Video by David Shukman, Kate Stephens and David Bull

  • 09 Jul 2019
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