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Sensitive development could protect Amazonia instead of destroying it

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    • Georgia Carvalho
    • , Paulo Moutinho
    •  & Daniel Nepstad
  2. †Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia, Trav. Eneas Pinheiro 1424, Belém, Pará 66087-430, Brazil

    • Georgia Carvalho
    • , Ana Cristina Barros
    •  & Daniel Nepstad


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