Researchers figure out how, why trees in the Amazon perish

Washington DC (UPI) Nov 09, 2020
To absorb and store carbon, trees have to stay alive, but increasingly, trees in the Amazon are doing the opposite. Now, scientists know why. According to a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Communications, a tree species’ mean growth rate is the primary risk factor for tree death in the Amazon. Researchers found faster-growing trees are more likely to die young. T
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