News tagged with rainforests

Tropical grassy ecosystems under threat

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that tropical grassy areas, which play a critical role in the world's ecology, are under threat as a result of ineffective management.

Mar 13, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0

'Fingerprinting' trees to stop illegal logging

The University of Adelaide will help step up the fight against illegal logging with a new two-year, DNA-fingerprinting project in Indonesia. A US$518,833 grant for the project was announced by the International Tropical Timber ...

Mar 03, 2014 not rated yet 0

Amazonia at a crossroads

The Amazon rainforest faces an uncertain future – one that an international research network hopes to help steer towards sustainability.

Oct 17, 2013 not rated yet 0