News tagged with tropical species

Hunting is changing forests, but not as expected

When it comes to spreading their seeds, many trees in the rainforest rely on animals, clinging to their fur or hitching a ride within their digestive tract. As the seeds are spread around, the plants' prospects for survival ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
shares32 comments 0

Mapping the first family tree for tropical forests

More than 100 researchers have collaborated to classify the world's tropical forests according to their evolutionary history, a process that will help researchers predict the resilience or susceptibility of different forests ...

dateFeb 05, 2018 in Environment
shares158 comments 0

Researchers find recipe for forest restoration

The good news: Recognizing the incredible value of forests in providing habitat, storing carbon dioxide, purifying water and more, people around the world are working to restore forests destroyed in the past by human activities ...

dateSep 21, 2017 in Environment
shares16 comments 0