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In certain areas in the Amazon, forests that were altered by humans during the past several hundred years may contain higher abundances of plant species that are more resilient to modern fire or drought events. ..
Why do some plants grow into large woody shrubs or colossal trees, while others remain small and never produce wood in their stems? It’s an evolutionary puzzle that already baffled Charles Darwin more than 160 year ago. Now,..
It is dryer than usual in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado savanna. The wet season started two weeks later than expected, and since then it has been raining irregularly. This has an impact on reforestation projects, that are..
The water levels of the Caspian Sea will be 9 to 18 meters lower than they are now, German and Dutch researchers calculate. In the Nature-journal Communications Earth & Environment they urge the world to act...
They were all over the news in August and September: the massive forest fires in South America. Thousands of hectares burned down and many precious natural areas were destroyed. In this disastrous and dangerous environment,..
The soil plays an important role in determining the climate adaptability of plants. A soil that has favourable growing conditions, strengthens plant resilience against heat and drought, but a soil with adverse conditions is..
Forests around the world are at risk of death due to widespread drought, University of Stirling researchers have found. An analysis suggests that forests are at risk globally from the increased frequency and severity of droughts...
Climate change impacts on wildlife, people and livestock in Kenya are becoming more and more visible. Currently a drought in southern Kenya the Maasai community already suffered a 35% loss of their livestock. An African Wildlife..