How is climate change affecting rain forests?



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    “For many years, it was thought that tropical rainforests were essentially unaffected by climate change. Now studies are showing that not only were they changed during past events like ice ages, but some areas are being affected right now by warming.” It is affecting cloud cover which is killing some of the habitat and changing other parts of it. It is also one of the contributors to the many amphibian losses that have been suffered recently. Also, in general it is seeming to cause dieback of the forest, which means it is affecting the forest in some seen and likely many unseen as of yet, serious ways. While it has actually been said to be helping some aspects of the rainforest, like this article titled, “Climate Change May Help Rainforests” ( but that is in a specific way, in general it seems not to be so beneficial.

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