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THE “FLYING RIVERS”

By 1. January 2016News Home

Have you ever heard of the “flying rivers”? This term was created to define the giant quantities of water that float above the Amazon rainforest and Cerrado. They come from the tonnes of water that evaporate from the trees: it is a green water factory! Huge masses of vapour travel thousands of miles bringing rainfall over Latin America. The droughts in South East Brazil prove what we have known for a long time: no forests, no rain!

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