Among the Ruins

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an ancient Mayan site, USF archaeologists use new tools to find everything old.

Farming for natural profits in China

A new strategy being rolled out in China relies on the idea that farmers can harvest much more than crops. The idea is that well-managed, diverse agricultural lands can provide flood control, water purification and climate ...

Rubber expansion threatens biodiversity and livelihoods

Increasing amounts of environmentally valuable and protected land are being cleared for rubber plantations that are economically unsustainable, new research suggests. More widespread monitoring is vital to design policy that ...

Assessing protected area effectiveness

A new study published in Conservation Letters aims to measure whether parks and reserves in the tropics succeed in protecting forests.

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