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Old growth forest

Old growth forests or virgin forests are those forests that have reached great age and bear no visible signs of human activity. About one third of the world’s forest are old growth forests. A huge portion of them is in Russia, Brazil and Canada. The relatively undisturbed environment provided by these forests give rise to ..


Forest Fires of Amazon

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 ..