News tagged with tropical forests

Tropical biodiversity is about the neighbors

Home to jaguars, harpy eagles and red-eyed tree frogs, tropical forests support some of the rarest species on the planet and are the most biodiverse ecosystems on land. Understanding why some species are common ...

Jun 25, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Trees tell of shifting world

(PhysOrg.com) -- Trees from the Harvard Forest to the Amazon rainforest are experiencing changing climactic conditions, with rising temperatures potentially making tropical trees a significant source of carbon dioxide.

May 04, 2010 3.4 / 5 (5) 1

Forests take center stage at Copenhagen

As the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen approaches its conclusion, negotiations are focusing on the role of forests in mitigating climate change. The new 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest ...

Dec 17, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0