But with chimps now endangered, we risk losing their forest-rebuilding abilities.
July 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: chimpanzees rainforests tropical-forests seed-dispersal wild-chimpanzees africa-rainforest congo-basin
Massive study looked at more than half a million trees in 813 forests across the tropics.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change carbon-emissions amazon rainforest global-warming rainforests amazonia
Dung beetles help rainforests regrow – but extreme drought and wildfires in the Amazon are killing them off
A new study finds 70% of Amazonian dung beetles were killed by the severe fire and droughts of 2015 to 2016. By spreading seeds and poop, dung beetles fertilize forests and aid regrowth of vegetation.
March 9, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change brazil rainforests drought deforestation el-nino amazon-forest dung-beetles reforestation tropical-deforestation amazon-fires
Scientists behind a major new study explain how they discovered these forests are becoming less able to sequester carbon.
March 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: climate-change rainforests scientists-at-work carbon-sinks congo tropical-forests
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