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Biodiversity can also destabilize ecosystems

Ecosystems have a variety of benefits: They provide us with food, water and other resources, as well as recreational space. It is therefore even...

Tree species richness in Amazonian wetlands greater than expected

Throughout the alluvial plains of Amazonia, there are immense forests that are flooded for almost half the year. These Amazonian wetlands encompass a wide...

Introduced species overlooked in biodiversity reporting

Nature is intimately connected with human well-being of current and future generations - which is why an array of reports track the state of...

A map of North and South America’s plant diversity

A team of researchers has complied a comprehensive list of all known plants that take root throughout North and South America, shedding light on...