Disappearing Rainforests (image) KU Leuven Caption Vegetation has largely replaced felled rainforests in much of the Congo basin. Less rainforest means less evaporation and increased warming. Credit Photo © Wim Thiery Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.