30 Oct '14, 4am

Amazon rainforest is getting drier, confirms another study

Amazon rainforest is getting drier, confirms another study

Drought, fire reducing ability of Amazon rainforest to store carbon (02/06/2014) New research published in Nature adds further evidence to the argument that drought and fire are reducing the Amazon's ability to store carbon, raising concerns that Earth's largest rainforest could tip from a carbon sink to a carbon source. Amazon rainforest does not 'green up' during the dry season (02/06/2014) Analysis of satellite imagery has cleared up a controversy over whether the Amazon rainforest 'greens up' during the dry season. Amazon's flood/drought cycle becoming more extreme, less predictable (05/14/2013) The Amazon River's hydrological cycle has become more extreme over the past two decades with increasing seasonal precipitation across much of the basin despite drier conditions in the southern parts of Earth's largest rainforest, finds a new study published in Geophysical Resea...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1029-amazon-getting-drier.html

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