In the Brazilian Amazon deforestation is a serious problem. But a new study suggests that there is another threat to the rainforest that has been largely ignored: fire.
April 28, 2014
Researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Edinburgh studying the Amazon Basin have revealed unprecedented detail of the size, age and species of trees across the region by comparing satellite maps with hundreds of field plots.
April 24, 2014
To quantify the effect of deforestation on fish, Kirk Winemiller is working with a team of Texas A&M and Brazilian researchers. Once completed, the project will inform the work of government agencies and conservation groups in Brazil.
July 8, 2014
Findings have serious implications for understanding past climate change, and how the Amazon basin might react to more modern forest clearance.