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.
October 29, 2014
The forest that remains is receiving less rain, which in turn is making it less green which means the trees that are there are pulling in less carbon dioxide from the air around them.
May 4, 2021
In Humaitá, a town located on the banks of the Madeira River and on the crossroads of two Amazonian major highways, a local infrastructure project is touted to bring growth and progress. But it fuels fears of deforestation as the agricultural frontier advances.