Showing posts from October 17, 2019

Amazon Watch: What Happens When the Forest Disappears?

YaleEnvironment360 Amazon fires, August 2019, some deliberately set to make way for agriculture. Satellite image taken by MODIS. At a remote site where the world’s largest rainforest abuts land cleared for big agriculture, Brazilian and American scientists are keeping watch for a critical tipping point – the time when the Amazon ceases to be a carbon sink and turns into a source of carbon emissions. Story here.