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Place and People: Amazonia
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How the Forest Works
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How the Forest Works

Programme Outline

The Amazon is the oldest, richest and most varied system on earth. How does the rainforest work and what are the conditions that have given rise to its development? Why is it so fragile and why is recovery so slow if it is damaged?