• World’s Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed

    World’s Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed The world is already facing a severe water crisis. By Joe McCarthy and Erica Sanchez Nov. 20, 2018 The Amazon rainforest is home to 10% of the world’s species, generates 20% of global oxygen, and creates half of its own rain through an intricate […]

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  • How Amazon forest loss may affect water — and climate — far away

    How Amazon forest loss may affect water — and climate — far away A surge in deforestation under Brazil’s new president could ‘tip’ the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies — in Brazil and beyond. BY CRAIG WELCH NOVEMBER 19, 2018 The rate at which rainforest is being cleared in the Brazilian Amazon has increased […]

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