This editorial introduces a special feature on \"Amazon rain forests and drought\" emphasising the high degree of responsivity and vulnerability to drought of these crucial ecosystems.
Meir, P.; Woodward, F.I. Amazonian rain forests and drought: response and vulnerability. New Phytologist (2010) 187 (3) 553-557. [Special Issue: Featured papers on &#8216;Amazonian rain forests and drought&#8217;] [DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03390.x]