Monday, December 5, 2022

Tag: Rainforest Deforestation

The next crisis? Losing the Amazon

If too much of the forest were to be degraded or lost, scientists worry that the whole area could be transformed into a savannah.

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...

Amazon infrastructure puts 68% of indigenous lands / protected areas at...

"The central point of this study is to show the need of acquiring an integral vision of the region to fight the destruction that has been taking place.”

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Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

U.S. Department of Justice sues city of Jackson over water crisis

“Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water.”

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.