Geographic distribution of Atlantic Rainforest trees could decrease 65% by 2100

15By Noêmia Lopes

Agência FAPESP – If the most optimistic projections of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) come true and the temperature in the areas with remnants of the Atlantic Rainforest increases by up to 2 degrees Celsius, the geographic distribution of trees in this forest could show a 30% reduction by 2100. If, however, the IPCC’s worst-case scenario were to occur and global warming reaches 4 degrees Celsius, the reduction could reach 65%…. >>Continue Reading<<

Source and Photo: FAPESP, 18th September, 2013
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