A new experiment shows the effectiveness of equipping the indigenous peoples guarding the Peruvian Amazon with smartphones and satellite data - which led to a significant drop in illegal deforestation incidents in the area.
Researchers found that climate change impacts have been felt in the Amazon rainforest long before the arrival of Europeans arrived in America, which means that the population of indigenous people may have declined before the "Great Dying."
Scientists are anticipating a boomerang effect of coronavirus cases in Brazil. Initial infections spread within major cities to smaller towns and then to the Amazon tribes. Lack of specialized healthcare will result in people going to major cities.
The first study focuses on the Amazon rainforest. Considered as the lungs of the planet, Amazon faces the threat of drying out. The second study brings us to Alaska as one of the world's thickest glaciers is recorded to be retreating.