Reconcile the urgent need to reduce poverty and preserve the rainforest is certainly the biggest challenge for the promotion of development in the Brazilian Amazon.
Researchers used a combination of genetics, morphology, and acoustics to examine tree frog species. Of the eleven potentially new species they found, the authors are certain that at least four are completely new to science.
A study led by NASA scientist Doug Morton finds that earlier research concluding that photosynthesis increases in the Amazon during the dry season is based on faulty interpretation of satellite imagery.
According to the report “Security Agenda for the Amazon”, large-scale deforestation could reduce rainfall, which would also affect the production of electricity.
People with concessions for reforestation filmed illegal miners trying to invade concessions.
A new bi-colored beetle was discovered in the lowland rainforest of French Guiana.
The species, which is a master of camouflage, was named Rhinella yunga because the ecoregion called Yungas, in which inhabits.
The composition of the microbial community changes dramatically when rainforests became pastures.
In November, the rainy season, cloud cover reduces the ability to use satellites to monitor deforestation.
Originally to be fined $18 billion, Chevron called the final verdict illegitimate.