Underrepresented in global carbon budgets, tropical rivers like Brazil’s Tocantins are in need of study to establish their baseline characteristics in the face of increasing global change.
Amazon soils are usually low in the nutrients that plants covet, but harpy eagles can create local hot spots with their poop and prey.
As climate change continues, parts of the Earth system such as ice sheets, frozen soils, or the Amazon rainforest could shift—some quickly, some slowly—after crossing key thresholds or tipping points.
Secas e enchentes alteraram radicalmente a agricultura familiar, mas lideranças femininas estão encontrando soluções para si e suas comunidades.
A new study mapped 2 decades of deforestation in the Amazon and concluded that some types of land management are more effective than others.
Tropical forests play a critical role in supporting human well-being, food security, and the maintenance of biodiversity.
Durante la COP26, el Panel Científico por la Amazonia enfatiza la necesidad del conocimiento indígena y local para orientar las recomendaciones científicas y políticas.
Droughts and floods have radically altered family farming, but women leaders are finding solutions for themselves and their communities.
A mega-experiment in Brazil will evaluate how tropical rain forests absorb carbon as emissions increase.
New research provides a 200-year reconstruction of interannual rainfall in the Amazon basin using oxygen isotopes preserved in tree rings in Ecuador and Bolivia.