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Primary tropical forests are best but regrowing forests are also vital to biodiversity

Even after 40 years of recovery, secondary forests remain species and carbon-poor compared to undisturbed primary forests, a new study reveals. However these secondary forests...

Secondary forests have short lifespans

Secondary forests, or forests that have regrown after agriculture use, only last an average of 20 years, according to a recently released scientific paper. The...

Tropical forest response to drought depends on age

Tropical trees respond to drought differently depending on their ages, according to new research led by a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Wyoming. Mario...