The Dieback Scenario

The Dieback Scenario

Why our work matters in the context of the Brazilian Amazon fires If you’ve been keeping up with the fires in the Amazon, chances are you’ve seen a reference to the term “dieback” somewhere along the way. This term has become shorthand for a scenario in which...
Amazon Fires: How You Can Help

Amazon Fires: How You Can Help

The Amazon is burning. Our planet is in trouble. You can help. 3 What is going on in the Amazon?   In the past month, over 26,000 forest fires have continuously burned across the Amazon. The majority of these fires have been set off in Brazil, where both...
Together for the Fires of the Amazon

Together for the Fires of the Amazon

As is often the case during times of tragedy, loss reminds us of value. Over the past few days, the world has watched in horror as fires spring up in the Amazon and chip away at its vast wonder. Humanity finds itself in a unique moment of collective tragedy, as the...
Wildfires in the Amazon

Wildfires in the Amazon

As one would assume, rainfall is a central aspect to the Amazon rainforest. Unfortunately, that rainfall has been sporadic since and lackluster in recent years spanning back to early 2002. This lack of precipitation has caused numerous problems for the rainforest. Due...