A technology borrowed from supermarket checkouts is poised to revolutionize rainforest conservation from Africa to Indonesia to Latin America.
New DNA and forensic techniques could curb illegal logging
Are the vines taking over?
If the meek don’t inherit the earth, maybe the vines will.
What does depopulation of Brazil’s forests mean for conservation?
Jamaica’s abandoned plantations provide a rare look at long-term forest recovery
A priceless set of historic maps is giving ecologists unique insights into how tropical forests bounce back
Central Americans working abroad and sending money home are not only fueling their native economies—they’re also helping to bring the trees back. By John Carey.
Acre for acre, more organic carbon is stored in cities and suburbs than anywhere else—even tropical forests.
Amazon communities that convert their forests to ranches or farms are usually seeking to earn money and better their lives.
After years of failed attempts to merge market economics with rainforest conservation, the US$60 billion carbon market might finally be the ticket.
Climate change may stunt rather than spur tree growth