It has been a busy year for tropical forests around the world, with a record number of rainfalls and the latest climate change forecast raising the hopes of scientists for the long term.
The first tropical forest census in Brazil in December found a new record number — 9.6 million hectares (25.5 million acres) of tropical forests — with the majority of the new growth being in the Brazilian Amazon.
But some researchers believe there are some serious problems with the survey, such as its reliance on the census as a way to capture forest cover data.
And while it has been an interesting time to study tropical forests, one of the main issues is the issue of climate change.
“The rainforests of Brazil are getting hotter and hotter, the climate is changing and that’s causing stress,” said Carlos Vázquez, an ecologist at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Vá.zquez is the lead author of a new study published in Nature Climate Change that looks at the effect of climate on tropical forests and how they adapt to the changing climate.
He said that although there has been no change in the forest cover in Brazil, there is a risk that more of it could become lost if we continue with the current pace of deforestation.
“There is a real concern about this problem.
There is a growing awareness of climate and this is a very difficult issue,” he told BBC News.
“Climate change is not going away, and we can’t ignore it.”
The study also finds that the majority (61 percent) of the forest change in Brazil is due to human activity, such a rapid increase in land clearing that is reducing the amount of carbon stored in the soil and the carbon dioxide in the air.
The researchers also found that there is some evidence that the number of forests in the Amazon is decreasing as climate change causes the amount and types of trees to decline.
The study found that the Amazon has experienced a 50 percent increase in deforestation in the last two decades, with an average annual increase of 13.2 percent.
However, the researchers say that the increase in recent years may be due to more efficient farming techniques, more people moving into the area, and deforestation that has decreased the number and types on the forest.
“If we look at deforestation that we know is happening, there’s a lot more of a loss of forests than there was in the past, so it’s probably because of the technology and the more efficient agricultural practices that are taking place,” said Vávquez.
“I think that is partly why the forest area in Brazil has grown, because that is where the carbon is stored.”
The authors say that more research is needed on how climate change affects the Amazon, as well as how the forest is changing.
The most recent census showed that a lot of the changes in the tropical forests of Brazil had been caused by deforestation, with the area affected by deforestation increasing by 1,700 percent between 2000 and 2015.
However this has not stopped scientists from working to find a way of collecting data on how forests are being affected by climate change, as it could potentially help scientists better understand what the future might hold for the Amazon.
“We need to be aware that we are still at a point in time where we are going to be losing a lot in terms of forest cover,” said Vasquez.
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