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Fires are transforming the Amazon rainforest into savanna

Publicado em 05 abril 2021
Savanna is taking over parts of the Amazon rainforest as a result of recurring forest fires, according to a new study published in the journal Ecosystems. The researchers, led by Bernardo Monteiro Flores of UFSC, investigated the impacts of wildfires on vegetation and soil quality over the last four decades. The study revealed that the future of the rainforest is greatly threatened by fire activity, even in well-conserved areas that are unaffected by deforestation. “The edges of the [...]