Memories of Brazil’s dictatorship as plan threatens biodiverse home of three indigenous communities Brazilian activists have voiced alarm over their government’s plans to bulldoze a 94-mile highway through a biodiverse corner of the Amazon along […]
The high-altitude tree is vital to its ecosystem, but it’s being decimated by a fungus. Its admirers are fusing old and new methods to bring it back.
Over 40 years of monitoring, an endangered bunchgrass prairie became hotter, drier and more susceptible to fire annually — but dramatic seasonal changes (not annual climate trends) seem to be driving the biggest changes in […]
How can conifers that are used, for example, as Christmas trees, keep their green needles over the boreal winter when most trees shed their leaves? Science has not provided a good answer to this question […]
In Bordeaux, France, rising temperatures are threatening the wine industry. French scientists are hard at work, trying to find varieties of grapes that will thrive in warm weather, yet still deliver a wine known and […]
A new study assembled an array of experts to highlight major trends that will impact the world’s forests, and the people living around them, in the decade ahead. These trends include drought, viral outbreaks and […]