Quantcast

Latest Amazon forests Stories

NASA Study Points To Infrared-Herring As Cause Of Apparent Amazon Green-Up
2014-02-07 10:42:54

For the past eight years, scientists have been working to make sense of why some satellite data seemed to show the Amazon rain forest "greening-up" during the region's dry season each year from June to October. The green-up indicated productive, thriving vegetation in spite of limited rainfall.

4d4caf614938a171dccea9ed4ae42aca1
2011-03-29 13:31:58

A new study funded by NASA has found that Amazon forests are losing their greenness due to last year's record-breaking drought.

2010-08-03 13:29:24

Recent research surrounding the impact of drought in the Amazon has provided contradictory findings as to how tropical forests react to a drier and warmer climate.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.