Amazon basin Current Affairs, GK & News

Amazon Rainforest emits more CO2 than it absorbs

As per a study published in science journal, Nature, parts of Amazon rainforest are emitting more carbon dioxide than they absorb. Highlights Study was conducted by making 600 flights over four areas of Amazon. It was led by researchers from Brazil National Institute for Space Research to collect data on amount of carbon dioxide present ..

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Dr Valiya Hamza and the Hamza River

Dr Valiya Hamza is an Indian-origin scientists who has been studying the mighty Amazon River region for over four decades. Amazon, as we know is the second longest river in the world and by far the largest by water flow with largest drainage basin in the world, about 7,050,000 square kilometres, that accounts for approximately ..

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