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Ecuador: Deforestation destroys more dry forest than climate change

Climate Change News: Ecuador: Deforestation destroys more dry forest than climate change

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Tropical forests worldwide are at risk. Two of the main threats are the deforestation for arable land and climate change. Scientists from Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Th√ľnen-Institute compared the losses due to deforestation with those that would result in extreme climate change scenarios in Ecuador. Although global warming is likely to change the distribution of species, deforestation will result in the loss of more dry forests than predicted by climate change damage. ……Read More…….

Source: EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society

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