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Forests are central to all human life because they provide a diverse range of resources: they store carbon, aid in regulating the planetary climate, purify water and mitigate natural hazards such as floods. The page is dominated by pictures of natural landscapes: retreating glaciers, wetlands, coral reefs, etc. that have nothing to do with the subject matter of EMF fields. A group of these researchers, including the authors, spent two weeks with the conservation team at the Serra Bonita Reserve to deliver crucial information about the health of the remaining Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

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Publisher: National Geographic Society (1941)


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