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Is the Amazon forest approaching a tipping point?

Is the Amazon forest approaching a tipping point?

The Amazon has existed as a forest system for millions of years, but now, global warming, regional climatic changes and deforestation may be interacting to accelerate forest loss, pushing the system towards partial or total collapse, which could happen within the 21st...

SPA Launches Six New Publications at COP28

SPA Launches Six New Publications at COP28

At COP28 the world focused on tropical forests, marking a pivotal moment to confront challenges posed by the climate crisis. The SPA, as a central voice for science and the Amazon, provided policy relevant recommendations on key emerging issues through five Policy...

SPA Members Shine: 100 Latinos Most Committed to Climate Action

SPA Members Shine: 100 Latinos Most Committed to Climate Action

Sachamama and EFE have unveiled the 100 Latinos Most Committed to Climate Action 2023, recognizing influential leaders dedicated to environmental sustainability. We're proud to share that four members of the Science Panel for the Amazon (SPA) have received this...

Urgent: The Amazon is Getting Warmer and Drier

Urgent: The Amazon is Getting Warmer and Drier

The Amazon rainforest is in grave danger. Threatened by deforestation, land degradation, and the impacts of climate change, the Amazon faces a tipping point that could have catastrophic consequences for our planet. In this blog post, we delve into an insightful essay...

The SPA at the First Meeting for the Chiquitanía Territory

The SPA at the First Meeting for the Chiquitanía Territory

On October 6 and 7, 2023, the I Meeting for the Chiquitanía Territory was held, focused on the creation of a Departmental Water Security plan for Santa Cruz, Bolivia.  Legislators from the Government and Municipalities participated in this meeting, as well as...