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Signs of saturation in the tropical carbon sink

The carbon sink in the land biosphere has grown during the past 30 years, taking up much of the carbon dioxide produced by human activities. The first signs of this growth levelling off have been spotted in Amazon forests. See Letter p.344

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Hedin, L. Signs of saturation in the tropical carbon sink. Nature 519, 295–296 (2015).

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