The World's Largest Rainforest Is Failing to Adapt Quick Enough for Climate Change
New research suggests that the rate of change in tree composition within the Amazon basin lags by two orders of magnitude behind the change in climate.
Longer and More Severe Floods Are Becoming More Common in the Amazon
New research finds that fluctuations in atmospheric circulation systems and climate change are behind the increase in extreme flooding.
A Study Finds That the Costs of Hydroelectric Dams Have Been 'Grossly Underestimated'
Dams have been linked to habitat degradation, worsened biodiversity, and negative changes in river ecology.
Conserving Forestry in Brazil's Easternmost State Means a Zero Tolerance Policy on Deforestation
Illegal logging continues to be a persistent problem in the Brazilian state of Maranhão, threatening an already fragmented wildlife habitat and forcing indigenous tribes off their land.