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Earth in Near Peril / Rainforest Collapsing

this article on the drought conditions in the amazon rainforest has not been deemed important enough for the u.s. press at first glance. at least the Oregonian has ignored it. it is the most dire prediction i have seen to date. any direct action, any uncivil disobedience, any face off with the killers can only be thought of as a noble act of self defense at this point. this planet is headed for a climate like venus of 900 degrees F.
The vast Amazon rainforest is on the brink of being turned into desert,
with catastrophic consequences for the world's climate, alarming research
suggests. And the process, which would be irreversible, could begin as
early as next year.

Studies by the blue-chip Woods Hole Research Centre, carried out in
Amazonia, have concluded that the forest cannot withstand more than two
consecutive years of drought without breaking down.

Scientists say that this would spread drought into the northern hemisphere,
including Britain, and could massively accelerate global warming with
incalculable consequences ...

< http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article1191932.ece>

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