Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.
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Up to a fifth of the Amazon rainforest has become a net source of CO2, research suggests.
The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.
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The Amazon is at risk from mining in French Guiana and it is the French Foreign Legion's job to protect it.
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The rate of deforestation has risen 13.7% in a year, amid concern about the new president's policies.
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A new study says that big hydro electricity projects in Europe and the US have been disastrous for the environment.
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A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.
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