Is the Amazon rainforest really reaching a tipping point?
Environment Ecology Rainforests

Is the Amazon rainforest really reaching a tipping point?

Prof Dr Ilan Kelman
Prof Dr Ilan Kelman

In 10 seconds? A new paper states that three-quarters of the Amazon rainforest has suffered significant harm over the past twenty years due to human activity. The conclusion is that this ecosystem might be reaching a point from which it cannot recover, instead becoming a savanna.

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