Five years ago, the tropical forest not only suffered the stiffest drought ever heard of but new research shows that a major storm felled thousands of trees, a sample of just how vulnerable the Amazon Rainforest is becoming to extreme climatic phenomena.
January 6, 2011
Research shows that continental freshwater bodies such as lakes and rivers, release more methane into the atmosphere than expected.
March 14, 2011
Country is one of the top ten most vulnerable worldwide. Environmental activists want to prove the government that instead of dykes, it´s worth replanting mangroves.
June 6, 2011
Around 40% of the Amazon river’s volume, and many of the nutrients it carries, originate in the Andes.