It’s Getting Harder for Forests to Recover from Disasters

[ad_1] CLIMATEWIRE | Forests around the world are losing their resilience and becoming more vulnerable to disturbances as the planet warms. That’s especially true for ecosystems in tropical, temperate and dry parts of the world, according to a new study. When a forest...

Millions of Trees Were Removed in 2021, Hurting Climate Goals

[ad_1] The world’s forests are falling under saw blades and flames, releasing massive amounts of carbon dioxide as countries struggle to meet their climate commitments. Some of the worst effects are happening in carbon-rich tropical canopies, where tree losses in...

Amazon Rain Forest Nears Dangerous ‘Tipping Point’

[ad_1] The Amazon rainforest is teetering on the precipice of a dangerous tipping point, new research warns. It’s gradually losing its ability to bounce back after disturbances like droughts or other extreme weather events. With enough time and forest losses,...