Team of scientists found that depending on the degree to which deforestation comes under control in the next 35 years, between 36 and 57 percent of the 16,000 tree species in the tropical rainforest area would be considered threatened.
April 22, 2016
By tapping the expertise of indigenous hunters, researchers found that conventional surveying techniques underestimate animal populations and miss species in the remote Amazon.
March 24, 2014
Researchers used a combination of genetics, morphology, and acoustics to examine tree frog species. Of the eleven potentially new species they found, the authors are certain that at least four are completely new to science.
April 3, 2014
According to a new study headed by Tim Baker and published in the journal Ecology Letters, short durations between tree generations strongly correlate to highly biodiverse clades.