Boreal Forests And The Climate Crisis (Part 2)
The boreal forests are in danger of flipping from a carbon sink to a carbon source in the coming decades. Threats to the boreal forests include increasing global temperatures, more wildfires, and the northward migration of invasive species of insects. These threats have interlocking feedbacks to each other, whereby the increasing influence of one worsens the other.
Categories Biodiversity Tags Boreal Forests/Carbon sink/climate crisis/peatlands/Permafrost/Soil/Taiga