PhD student Rose Oelkers discusses her work in the Amazon and what we can learn from the trees if we listen closely.
Amazon rainforest Archives - State of the Planet
Will overshooting 1.5°C of warming push us over climate tipping points, triggering irreversible and abrupt changes?
New research suggests that trees may handle predicted drier conditions better than current models suggest.
One way in which scientists use carbon isotopes found in fossils to identify the sites of ancient rain forests may not work as expected.
But experts say it’s not too late to reduce the most serious effects of these compound issues.
The environmental tragedy does not stop even in the face of the pandemic. From January to April, over 1200 square kilometers of forest were wiped out.
As leaders in research on ecology, wildfires, and climate change, experts at the Earth Institute are leading the conversation over this environmental catastrophe.
Global demand for beef is fueling the Amazon rainforest fires, and it will take a global solution to fix it.
In the Peruvian Amazon, more sustainable occupations like fish farming and Brazil nut harvesting can pay off in more ways than one, according to a new study.
A group of 25 children and young adults are suing the Colombian government, demanding the protection of their constitutional rights to health, food, water, and a healthy environment.