Forest Recovery Following Pasture Abandonment in Amazonia: Canopy Seasonality, Fire Resistance and Ants

19 de julho de 1995

jul 19, 1995

Daniel C. Nepstad, Peter Jipp, Paulo Moutinho, Gustavo Negreiros, Simone Vieira
 

Tropical forests are important regulators of the flux and storage of carbon, water, and energy in the Biosphere, and they are the habitat of more than three-fourths of the world’s plant and animal species. These ecosystems are also undergoing rapid conversion through pasture formation, shifting cultivation and timber highgrading as the people of tropical nations turn to forestlands for sustenance and wealth.

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