The Amazon river basin is home to the biggest tropical rainforest in the world. It is one of the major carbon sinks as well as oxygen contributors in the world. What has led to its deterioration? Mostly human intervention. Well
In a remarkable environmental turnaround, deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon has dropped by 22.3% in the 12 months through July, according to recent government data. This decline marks a significant achievement for President
In the heart of the Colombian Amazon Rainforest, camera traps are our eyes, capturing nature’s candid moments and helping us combat deforestation. Thanks to MegaDetector, a game-changer in AI, days of image
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest witnessed a significant 66.1% drop in deforestation this August compared to the same month in the previous year. Satellite data from INPE, the Brazilian space research agency, revealed that
Projects that aim to reduce deforestation often sell carbon credits, especially to consumers purchasing flight tickets. “Over 90% of these credits do not genuinely offset carbon emissions,” warns environmental scientist Thales A.P.
Owing to research done recently that revealed a pulsation-like phenomenon occurring in trees, the notion of trees having a heartbeat has gained attention. These pulsations, observed through advanced monitoring techniques such as
An automated and remotely operated robot called Yumi is being utilized by an innovative project led by ABB Robotics and the non-profit organization Junglekeepers to support the restoration of the Amazon Forest.
Rapid deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, an essential carbon sink and a climatic tipping point, could have far-reaching consequences. A study by Saini Yang at Beijing Normal University in China and her
This heartbreaking scene unfolded in 2018 in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, as a construction crew demolished parts of the critically endangered Sungai Putri Forest, a habitat for Bornean orangutans. International Animal Rescue was