Colombian Students Shine Spotlight on Societal Benefit Areas

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St. George‰Ûªs School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia logoThe Earth Observation Poster Project at St. George‰Ûªs School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia, began as an in-depth reading initiative with the idea of having 11th grade students (the final year of high school) read about Earth observation technology and participate in an online videoconference with Earthzine Editor-in-Chief Paul Racette to enhance their reading experience.

Why has the Amazon, the ‰ÛÏEarth‰Ûªs lung,‰Û become a major source of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, particularly between 2008 and 2012?

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GEOSS SBA Ecosystems logoResearchers explore why the Amazon ‰ÛÒ ‰ÛÏEarth‰Ûªs lung‰Û ‰ÛÒ has become a major source of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions in recent years. How can this be happening in the Amazon, which is a main source of oxygen?