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Make Art, Take Action!

Taking care of the environment takes care of all living things. However, our culture does not always support this fact. But you can still make a difference. In addition to the many ways you can make taking care of the earth a part of your daily life and encourage...

Climate Change and the Amazon: An Overview

The Amazon Rainforest plays a huge role in moderating the world’s climate. All plants take in carbon dioxide, CO2, from the atmosphere and store it as food. This means that a place so rich in plant life as the Amazon is a major carbon sink. Carbon dioxide is a...

Global Impact of Amazon Deforestation

Researchers have long predicted the regional implications of the deforestation of the Amazon, and there are a number of climate simulations demonstrating how this deforestation will produce large regional changes in precipitation and temperature. More recently,...

Mapping Deforestation with Google Earth

It takes several thousand years for a forest to grow to its fullest and less than an hour to cut down a single tree. Now, thanks to satellite imagery, you can watch tens of thousands of trees cut down over the past decade in just a couple seconds. University of...