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Environmental science: The rainforest's water pump

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An investigation of naturally occurring water recycling in rainforests finally marries the results of global climate models with observations. Alarmingly, it also suggests that deforestation can greatly reduce tropical rainfall. See Letter p.282

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  1. Luiz E. O. C. Aragão is at the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4RJ, UK.

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