Amazon rainforest Current Affairs, GK & News
As per a study published in science journal, Nature, parts of Amazon rainforest are emitting more carbon dioxide than they absorb. Highlights Study was conducted by making 600 flights over four areas of Amazon. It was led by researchers from Brazil National Institute for Space Research to collect data on amount of carbon dioxide present ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
A slew of forest fires have appeared in the rainforests of the Amazon, which causing large parts of the forest to go up in flames and has destroyed biomass accumulated over millions of years of accumulated biomass in an instance. While forest fires in the Amazon are not new, this year a record 73000 forest ..
Topics: Amazon rainforest • Biomass • Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere • Climate forcing • Climate forcing agents • deforestation • Forest • Nature • Old-growth forest • Rainforest • Rainforests • Wildfire
According to the latest date by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (Inpe), the Amazon Rainforest Forests in Brazil has recorded 74,155 fires since January 2019. Its satellite data showed an 84% increase as compared to the same period in 2018. The Amazon is the largest tropical forest in the world, which covers more than ..
Topics: Amazon biome • Amazon rainforest • Amazon rainforest wildfires • Americas • Climate forcing agents • deforestation • Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest • Forestry • Geography of South America • Rainforests
Dr Valiya Hamza is an Indian-origin scientists who has been studying the mighty Amazon River region for over four decades. Amazon, as we know is the second longest river in the world and by far the largest by water flow with largest drainage basin in the world, about 7,050,000 square kilometres, that accounts for approximately ..
Topics: Amazon basin • Amazon rainforest • Amazon River • Americas • Continents • Environmental flow • Geography of South America • Geology of Brazil • Hamza River • Regions of South America • Upper Amazon • Valiya Hamza