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Babies and Climate Change

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Tena, Ecuador- July 12 , 2008. Town of Tena, Ecuador. Area of Amazon forest in this Latin American country. Portrait of young boy held in baby carriage wrapped around his mother's body. Mother has tribal make up on her face, his sibling standing in the background. Photo was taken in front of his home. This image was captured with Leica M8 digital camera and processed using VSCO film plug in to simulate vintage film emulsion look.

It’s hard to imagine someone less at fault for the climate crisis facing the world than a newborn baby living in the Amazon. Yet, this child is among the humans most at risk to experience the negative effects of climate change. Research out of Lancaster University in the United Kingdom explains why.

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