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The Amazon rainforest is losing its resilience – here's what we need to do

The Amazon rainforest is suffering because of human activity and droughts. Image: REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Liz Kimbrough

Journalist, Mongabay

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An aerial view the Amazon Rainforest canopy
A drier Amazon rainforest is a less resilient one. Image: Mongabay/Rhett A. Butler
A fire moving an areas in the Amazon Rainforest
Land grabbing is linked to deforestation and fires in the Amazon rainforest Image: Mongabay/Christian Braga/Greenpeace

An indigenous Tikuna man in the Amazon rainforest, Colombia
Indigenous territories hold much of the world’s biodiversity. Image: Mongabay/Rhett A. Butler

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