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The edge effect, caused by fragmentation, was responsible for the loss of 947 million tons of carbon in Amazonia over 15 years. Research establishes a new paradigm on how carbon emissions caused by deforestation are accounted.
Forest fragmentation in Amazonia increases carbon losses by 37% | University of Helsinki l.facebook.com

In Amazonia, the edge effect, caused by fragmentation, was responsible for the loss of 947 million tons of carbon between 2001 and 2015