Forest survival strategies for extreme cyclones

Trees in forests are prone to damage from strong winds. Despite extreme weather events becoming more prevalent, scientists have not yet fully understood why some trees are damaged and other trees survive. A team of researchers ...

Strong scientific link between forests and human health

Marking two years since the current pandemic spread across the globe, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today released The Vitality of Forests, a new report synthesizing a mounting body of evidence that documents how human health ...

Just what is a 'resilient' forest, anyway?

What does a "resilient" forest look like in California's Sierra Nevada? A lot fewer trees than we're used to, according to a study of frequent-fire forests from the University of California, Davis.

The fate of Latin American forests in a warming world

Latin American forests—one of the world's greatest assets in the fight against climate change—will likely continue to shrink in size and economic clout, but not necessarily in their ability to help fight global warming, ...

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