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The resilience of Amazonian forests

Isotope evidence suggests that, during dry periods associated with the most recent ice age, the Amazonian forest survived in a region that is sensitive to rainfall changes — settling a debate about Amazonian aridity. See Letter p.204

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Figure 1: The dry corridor.

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Bush, M. The resilience of Amazonian forests. Nature 541, 167–168 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/541167a

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