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New field evidence from the #Amazonforest reveals that native savannas are expanding at the heart of the system due to forest #wildfires (a thread, 1/10). Open access at… Image
During my PhD at @WUR and @PPGECOUFRN, supervised by Milena Holmgren, we studied the floodplain landscape of the middle Rio Negro, a remote region far from the agricultural frontier, where patches of white-sand savanna are scattered among well preserved forest (2/10). Image
We mapped 40 years of wildfire history using satellite images, and collected detailed information in the field about tree species abundances, herbaceous plants and soil properties to assess if burnt forests were changing (3/10). Image
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There's probably a lot of talk about the #AmazonRainforest flooding your timelines and we're here to set the record straight. People are saying the Amazon rainforest is on fire and no one is talking about this….well here we are talking about it ☺️
There's a lot of claims to keep track of, but here's a few that have been circulating. Check out this tweet:
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The Amazon the largest lung in our world is on fire😭.
It's time for humanity to stop & think seriously about what it is doing🤨.
Is this our legacy for future generations😠?
Is money more important than conserving nature😡?
🗣️We need the forests to survive.
🗣️Protect nature!
"The fires burning in the #Amazon rain forest are so large and widespread that smoke has wafted thousands of miles away to the Atlantic coast, according to the World Meteorological Organization"
Via @Miami_Rebelde
There is no "ngo" burning the #AmazonRainforest these are Cattle Ranchers, most of whom voted for #Bolsonaro. They're destroying the #Enviroment to steal #Indigenous land for themselves #NativeTwitter!#IndigenousRights #NativeLivesMatter
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Grave: Desmatamento na Amazônia em junho cresce quase 60% em relação ao mesmo período em 2018…
"Em junho, a Amazônia perdeu 762,3 km² de floresta, o equivalente a duas vezes a área de Belo Horizonte. É o pior registro do mês desde 2016. No acumulado dos últimos 180 dias, o quadro também inspira preocupações."
"No mesmo período, em junho de 2018, o desmatamento havia sido de 488,4 km². Na prática, a floresta perdeu duas cidades do porte de Paris a mais em comparação ao ano passado."
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