Amazon rainforest is hurtling toward a ’tipping point,’ satellites show

March 7, 2022 ☼ amazonrain-forestclimate-changeenvironment

Source: The Washington Post (Link)

Yet satellite images taken over the past several decades reveal that more than 75 percent of the rainforest is losing resilience, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The vegetation is drier and takes longer to regenerate after a disturbance. Even the most densely forested tracts struggle to bounce back.

We continue to destroy the planet.