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Amazon trees “live fast, die young”

Amazon trees “live fast, die young”

The Amazon rainforest contains 16,000 different tree species, and around 390 billion individual trees. This amazing region sustains the world’s highest tree diversity, but the origin of this diversity remains unclear. For reasons unknown to the scientific community,...
Global Impact of Amazon Deforestation

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,...
The Making of Amazon Gold

The Making of Amazon Gold

Check out this in-depth article on Mongabay.com exploring the circumstances leading up to Amazon Gold, the award-winning film that exposes the true cost of illicit and unregulated gold mining in the Amazon rainforest. When Sarah duPont first visited the Peruvian...