By Jan Rocha
A new 325-metre observatory soaring above the Amazonian tree canopy will capture vital data on how climate change is impacting on a delicate environment that is also under threat from encroachment by lawless urban settlements.
SÃO PAULO, 24 October, 2014 − In the Amazon, everything is big – the trees, the rivers, the snakes, and the statistics that measure everything in numbers of football fields or areas the size of entire countries.>>
Dense rainforest in the region around Manaus where the new observatory tower has been erected.
Image: Neil Palmer/CIAT via Wikimedia Commons
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