The Amazon fires are bad. But the deforestation they represent is far more troubling. Scientists fear the forest may be approaching a tipping point. By me with help from .
The Amazon rainforest is on fire. Climate scientists fear a tipping point is near.
Scientists fear parts of the Amazon could pass a CRITICAL THRESHOLD and transform from a lush rainforest into a dry, woody grassland bringing 'CATASTROPHIC CONSEQUENCES not only for people in South America, BUT ALSO FOR EVERYONE AROUND THE WORLD.'
More than a soccer field’s worth of Amazon forest is falling every minute. If this rapid deforestation continues, the Amazon could pass a critical threshold that would create catastrophic consequences for everyone around the world.
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