News tagged with tropical forests

Beaks show why 'sister' species don't live together

(Phys.org)—A study of closely-related bird species has found that they do not coexist in the same region because they remain too ecologically similar and will out-compete each other, not because of geographical ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Ecology
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Loss of tropical forests reduces rainfall

Deforestation can have a significant effect on tropical rainfall, new research confirms. The findings have potentially devastating impacts for people living in and near the Amazon and Congo forests.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Environment
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