Climate risks to agriculture in Amazon arc-of-deforestation create incentives to conserve local forests

Marcos Heil Costa1, Leonardo C Fleck2, Avery Cohn3, Gabriel Medeiros Abrahão1, Paulo M Brando4, Michael Thomas Coe5, Rong Fu6, Deborah Lawrence7, Gabrielle Ferreira Pires8, Raphael Pousa8 and Britaldo Soares Filh9, (1)UFV Federal University of Vicosa, Vicosa, Brazil, (2)GBMF, Palo Alto, CA, United States, (3)Tufts University, The Fletcher School, Medford, MA, United States, (4)Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, United States, (5)The Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, (6)University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (7)University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States, (8)UFV, Vicosa - MG, Brazil, (9)UFMG, Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil