19 Dec '11, 3pm

Is the Russian Forest Code a warning for Brazil?

Is the Russian Forest Code a warning for Brazil?

Revolutionary new theory overturns modern meteorology with claim that forests move rain (04/01/2009) Two Russian scientists, Victor Gorshkov and Anastassia Makarieva of the St. Petersburg Nuclear Physics, have published a revolutionary theory that turns modern meteorology on its head, positing that forests—and their capacity for condensation—are actually the main driver of winds rather than temperature. While this model has widespread implications for numerous sciences, none of them are larger than the importance of conserving forests, which are shown to be crucial to 'pumping' precipitation from one place to another. The theory explains, among other mysteries, why deforestation around coastal regions tends to lead to drying in the interior. Evidence mounts that Maya did themselves in through deforestation (12/08/2011) Researchers have garnered further evidence for a smoki...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1218-hance_russia_brazil.html

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