Saturday, October 22, 2005
They thought it was bad, it's worse....
A small stream runs through what was once a huge lake. In an area used to ample rainfall a drought as severe as this in the Amazon basin is having dramatic and devastating effects on the wildlife and people of this unique region. The mighty
And new studies are a major slap in the face to George Bush and his Administration's "Healthy Forests Initiative", a government program that used
Studies of area subjected to selective logging have revealed that light penetrates to the understory and dries out the forest floor, making it vulnerable to fires.