Amazon rainforest: 'Once it's gone, it's gone forever' - BBC News

Amazon rainforest: 'Once it's gone, it's gone forever' – BBC News



Billions of leaves in the Amazon rainforest take in carbon dioxide – a gas which contributes to global warming. So does deforestation cause a rise in global temperatures?
Erika Berenguer is a scientist at the Oxford Environmental Change Institute. She’s been studying the same patch of trees in the Amazon for ten years.

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33 thoughts on “Amazon rainforest: 'Once it's gone, it's gone forever' – BBC News

  1. My world and my future are already gone forever and I'm dying also. So ** your rain forest that I never saw.

  2. O que se espera de uma floresta que já foi considerada o pulmão do mundo? Isto é um problema de ganância e consumo desenfreado dos recursos …ora temos os EUA, a China, a Europa e por aí a fora!! Quando é que param de pagar 1 Euro por cada árvore cortada? Uma floresta com tanta biodiversidade que há espécies que ainda não se conhecem? por este andar nem se vão conhecer!! Agora com este novo Presidente ainda vai ser pior??

  3. Major part of Brazil Amazon they have right to Live their own place
    If you need fresh oxigen or sustainable development you can build your own forest in your country thankyou

  4. The Amazon is the jewel of the world with more plant and animal species than anywhere else. Who knows what secrets lies in it. If parts have to cleared for human encroachment then it must be managed by scientists and not by politicians.
    Nature is very intricate. For instance the winds carry sand from the Sahara desert to the Amazon and Barbados. The sand contains important minerals for plant life in these areas. These places won't survive without being fertilized by the Sahara.
    Even simple things like the mistake the USA made by eradicating wolves in Yellow Stone park. The environment took a beating from over grazing and the unnatural movement of the herbivorous. No amount of culling helped. Only when wolves were reintroduced did nature correct itself. Different species of animals came back and it even affected the flow of the rivers.
    Brasilia owner of this jewel has a huge responsibility to mankind to manage it wisely.

  5. 50 + years ago they told us the rainforests would be gone in a decade, perhaps two.
    They are mainly still here.
    As for the 'global warming' debate ; if more trees was the answer then why aren't we doing that instead of trying to stop people using cars?
    Personally, I couldn't give a shit what happens to humanity when I am gone, because they are so STUPID.
    They believe anything the media tells them without question and now they are even asking for their own enslavement and control, with the advent of smart meters and the cashless society.
    Who would be so stupid to ask for something that takes the control away from them?
    Keep taking your vaccines, folks, plus all the sugar-free drinks you can poison yourselves with.

  6. The British Countryside – Once it's gone it'll be gone forever. And it will be gone soon enough if we continue allowing over 600,000 foreigners to settle here every year.

  7. That's why democracy can speak up for all the shit that's happening around us! Consumerisam!!!!

  8. If the world is so much concerned about saving the Amazon then the governments of the world ought to give money to the Brazilian government to save the forests because it is totally unfair that while rest of the world reaps the benefits of industrial and digital revolution, Brazil is asked to save and live in the forests.

  9. Amazonia belong to the brazilian people . It's not a internacional territory . That's need to be clear !!!

  10. Then all developed countries should pay a subsidy to Brasil to protect this global asset. We have contributed to this problem by destroying our own forests. We should treat it like any other natural resource as instead of fuelling our cars it fuels our lives.

  11. this is one reason why i dont want to have kids because i dont want them to suffer from global warming and climate change thing

  12. People are selfish, only think of now and not about the future. All those science fictions movies about overpopulation and lack of food and water will become reality.

  13. can we have a re forestation of Britian's lost forest?
    look at the bare british country side, what the hell happened?

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