New international forest conservation programme will help stem forest loss in this area of the central Peruvian Amazon while increasing indigenous families’ income.
Nature.com: Deforestation is carving up the Amazon
A rash of road construction is causing widespread change in the world’s largest tropical forest — with potentially global consequences.
G1: NASA concludes that the Amazon absorbs more carbon dioxide than it emits
Research shows that forest helps to combat global warming. While living trees absorb CO2, dead trees emit this gas.
Amazon drought: Is Brazil’s epic drought a taste of the future?
The worst may be yet to come if climate projections prove accurate: forecasts are for hotter and drier conditions going forward.
Rainforests will survive extreme global warming, argues study
Rainforests in South America have endured three previous extreme global warming events in the past.
Do the traditional communities have their rights over forests and natural resources guaranteed?
Over the past 20 years, the rights of traditional communities in relation to forests and their natural resources are being increasingly recognized.