News tagged with tropical forests

Indonesia ratifies Paris climate accord

Indonesia, one of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, Wednesday ratified a landmark climate rescue pact but environmentalists expressed scepticism about the government's plans to limit global warming.

dateOct 19, 2016 in Environment
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Detecting forest fragility with satellites

In recent decades, forests in different parts of the world have suffered sudden massive tree mortality. Now an international team of scientists led by researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands has found a ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Environment
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Rainforest greener during 'dry' season

Although the Amazon Jungle may appear to be perpetually green, a University of Illinois researcher believes there are actually seasonal differences of photosynthesis, with more occurring during the dry season and less during ...

dateJul 26, 2016 in Environment
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