Carbon balance of the largest tropical forest on Earth depends on rainfall, says an article in ‘Nature’. In the same issue, new interpretations of satellite imagery explain ‘greening’ of the forest during the dry season.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.
March 21, 2023
According to a new study from RAISG, in just five years, the Amazon could lose almost half of what it lost in the past two decades.
February 10, 2014
The rainforest will become a source of carbon dioxide if climate change continues and extremes in precipitation, according to a study published in the British journal Nature.