Climate change and the fate of the Amazon.

Climate change and the fate of the Amazon.

Social and ecological impacts of climate change on the Amazon

This is a compilation of twenty seven articles focusing on the interactions, impacts and effects of the changing climate on the Amazon region. Each article examines a specific area, providing a multidisciplinary analysis of climate change impacts. Areas discussed include:

  • perspectives on ecosystems and social sciences
  • interactions between land use, forests and climate
  • global warming, drought, deforestation and the precipitation index
  • interactions between rainfall, deforestation and fires
  • paying the people for environmental services in Amazonia
  • environmental governance and policy-making networks
  • addressing human dimensions of environmental change
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