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Too​ ​big​ ​to​ ​fail: a​ ​roadmap​ ​for​ ​sustainable​ ​development​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Amazon

Photo: Caio Palazzo

The Amazon is a key region for the future of our planet: it houses the world´s largest reservoir of biodiversity, surface freshwater and terrestrial carbon stocks. The Amazon also plays a very important role in the dynamics of global water cycle and Atlantic Ocean. Given current trends of anthropogenic pressures and the ecological limits of planet boundaries, the Amazon is a region of strategic global importance. It is too big to fail. Read more >>> goo.gl/F9WtEk