Researchers say degradation in Brazil causes additional emissions equivalent to 40% of those from deforestation.
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.
July 8, 2014
Findings have serious implications for understanding past climate change, and how the Amazon basin might react to more modern forest clearance.
May 27, 2014
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.