An anonymous reader writes: It was previously believed that the Amazon river swept the rain forest's carbon to the ocean floor where it was locked away. However a new study by the University of Washington shows that most of it is released as carbon dioxide by bacteria and fungi in the river.
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-- Arthur Miller