Category: Amazon

Unraveling the Oxygen Paradox: Debunking the Myth of Amazon’s Oxygen Production Dominance

The Amazon Rainforest is often referred to as the “Lungs of the Earth” due to its significant contribution to global oxygen production. However, there is a common misconception that the Amazon Rainforest alone produces 20% of the world’s oxygen, despite accounting for less than 14-12.8% of the world’s forest area. In this article, we will

Comparing the Scale: Amazonas Burnt Area vs. 2018 California Wildfires

Comparing the area burned in the Amazon with the 2018 California wildfires Introduction. The Amazon rainforest and the forests of California are two ecologically significant regions that have experienced devastating wildfires in recent years. Often referred to as the “lungs of the earth,” the Amazon rainforest plays a critical role in regulating the global climate