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  • Trees tell tales of climate change

    Heatwaves in Mongolia and falling leaves in Europe.

    As the climate crisis intensifies, forests are feeling the heat, as two studies just published in the journal Science...

    Climate November 28, 2020
  • How droughts affect forests

    Scientists explore the ecosystem regrowth.

    High on the list of the threats forests face due to climate change is tree mortality following droughts, which are be...

    Climate November 3, 2020
  • Focus on people to put a value on nature

    Providing context will aid conservation, scientists say.

    Our reliance on nature’s dwindling resources has become ever more palpable as human activities cause ecosystems and b...

    Earth October 13, 2020
  • The importance of urban trees

    Scientists say make cities a focus of conservation efforts.

    When thinking of tree conservation, sprawling forests generally come to mind. But cities, although covering only 2% o...

    Earth September 26, 2020
  • Forest regrowth’s role in carbon capture

    Study maps potential accumulation globally.

    Reforesting is considered a prominent strategy in mitigating climate change, with previous research highlighting the ...

    Earth September 24, 2020
  • Big carbon gains from restoring forests

    Sabah study shows degraded doesn’t mean lost.

    We’re learning more and more about what’s happening in the world’s tropical forests, and the news usually isn’t good....

    Earth August 15, 2020
  • Gold mining restricts Amazon forest recovery

    Study measures impact of a growth industry.

    Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests and thus their ability to accumulate carbon, accordin...

    Earth June 30, 2020
  • Tropical forests quite resilient to warming

    But carbon storage could plummet.

    In an ambitious, long-term study of more than half a million trees, a virtual army of scientists has found that tropi...

    Climate May 22, 2020
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