The vast mangroves of the Amazon store twice as much carbon per hectare as the region’s tropical forests, new research shows. ... Read More
Prof Simon Lewis is a researcher of global change science at the University of Leeds and University College London, as well as a contributing editor... Read More
Forests containing several tree species could store twice as much carbon as the average monoculture plantation, research finds. ... Read More
In the midst of record or near-record heatwaves across the northern hemisphere this summer, deadly wildfires have swept through many regions, such as... Read More
The amount of methane absorbed by forest soils has fallen by an average of 77% in the northern hemisphere over the past 27 years, a new study finds. ... Read More
The average hottest day of the year in Europe, North America and Asia has been made significantly more intense as a result of deforestation since the... Read More
The annual amount of CO2 emitted as a result of wildfires has fallen over the past 80 years, a new study finds. ... Read More
The rainforests, savannahs and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa have lost around 2.6bn tonnes of CO2 over the past seven years, a new study finds. ... Read More
The world’s mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4bn tonnes of carbon, new... Read More
The loss of carbon from wildfires fuelled by drought could “counteract” efforts to cut deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, research suggests. ... Read More
Climate change could be causing shifts to the natural cycle of life in the tropical rainforest, scientists have suggested. ... Read More
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