Make Art, Take Action!

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  Taking care of the environment takes care of all living things. However, our culture does not always support this … Read More

Climate Change and the Amazon: An Overview

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The Amazon Rainforest plays a huge role in moderating the world’s climate. All plants take in carbon dioxide, CO2, from … Read More

Peru’s first-ever high-resolution carbon map could help the world breathe easier

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    To put an accurate price on carbon, you need to know how much you have and where it’s … Read More

Global Impact of Amazon Deforestation

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Princeton University-led researchers recently reported in the Journal of Climate that widespread destruction of the Amazon rainforest could result in 20% less rain in the northwest U.S, and 50% less snowpack in the Sierra Nevada.

Mapping Deforestation with Google Earth

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It takes several thousand years for a forest to grow to its fullest and less than an hour to cut … Read More

Global Warming Causes Rapid, Drastic Changes

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This week, the New York Times reports that a scientific panel warned that “continued global warming poses a risk of … Read More

Are Rainforests Drying Out?

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According to a new study, the Amazon rainforest’s dry season is lasting three weeks longer than it did 30 years … Read More

A Song of Our Warming Planet

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In this amazing video from Ensia, University of Minnesota undergrad Daniel Crawford has created a way to communicate climate data through music. Using his cello and climate data collected by NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies, Crawford created a composition where each note corresponds to a year, and the pitch represents temperature.

Tracking Impacts of Climate Change

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Silman and many other ecologists have come to believe that climate change could have a vast impact in the tropics.

Dr. Adrian Forsyth On The Climate Change Buffer

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Dr. Adrian Forsyth of the Amazon Conservation Association talks about the importance of Amazon cloud forests in the context of regional climate change.

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