Extreme weather events are giving scientists an opportunity to make observations that will allow them to predict the impacts of climate change and deforestation on Amazon River wetlands.
March 10, 2014
Climbing into the canopy of thousands of trees across 19 different forests in the region, researchers sampled chemical signatures from canopy leaves and were surprised by the levels of diversity uncovered.
May 27, 2014
A rash of road construction is causing widespread change in the world’s largest tropical forest — with potentially global consequences.
July 8, 2014
Findings have serious implications for understanding past climate change, and how the Amazon basin might react to more modern forest clearance.