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Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest

An international team of ecologists and social scientists has shown in a new study published 3 March in the journal Science that tree species domesticated and distributed throughout the Amazon basin by indigenous peoples ...

dateMar 02, 2017 in Environment
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Insects love windthrows

A study conducted by the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) shows that storm-ravaged woodland is approximately twice as rich in insect species as undamaged forest. This is because many endangered ...

dateMar 02, 2017 in Environment
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