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Conservation is not enough - we need to restore the Amazon forest

Forest restoration is essential to prevent the Amazon from reaching a tipping point that would release more than 200 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. Image: NASA Earth Observatory

Carlos Nobre

Senior Researcher, University of São Paulo’s Institute for Advanced Studies

Nathália Nascimento

Member, Science Panel for the Amazon

Julia Arieira

Member, Science Panel for the Amazon

Pedro H. S. Brancalion

Member, Science Panel for the Amazon

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In the Peruvian Amazon, gold mining, road building, and oil palm plantations have pushed deforestation rates up
In the Peruvian Amazon, gold mining, road building, and oil palm plantations have pushed deforestation rates up. Image: NASA

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