The age of a forest can influence how effectively it offsets our emissions.
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change trees forests deforestation reforestation tree-planting carbon-cycle natural-climate-solutions
Dung beetles help rainforests regrow – but extreme drought and wildfires in the Amazon are killing them off
A new study finds 70% of Amazonian dung beetles were killed by the severe fire and droughts of 2015 to 2016. By spreading seeds and poop, dung beetles fertilize forests and aid regrowth of vegetation.
March 9, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change brazil rainforests drought deforestation el-nino amazon-forest dung-beetles reforestation tropical-deforestation amazon-fires
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