Amazon: On the edge of the burnt rainforest (video) University of Helsinki Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The slash-and-burn clearing is fragmenting the Amazon rainforest into smaller and smaller plots and it takes over one hundred years for the rainforest to recover. Academy Research Fellow Eduardo Maeda from the University of Helsinki explains what happens in the rainforest after the flames have been smothered. https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/science-news/amazon-on-the-edge-of-the-burnt-rainforest Credit University of Helsinki: Jani Närhi Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.