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
Just over a year ago, scientists announced the discovery of the world’s largest intact tropical peatland in a remote part of the Congo’s vast... Read More
Carbon storage in Borneo’s tropical rainforests faces a dual threat from deforestation for agriculture and droughts caused by El Niño events, a new... Read More
Prof Vincent Gauci is chair in global change ecology in the School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences at the Open University. ... Read More
Some of the world’s most diverse coral reefs are found in cooler parts of the tropics. These corals may be able to adapt to rising temperatures if... Read More
Climate change could threaten the food supply of bamboo lemurs, new research finds, leaving the animals vulnerable to starvation. ... Read More
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