Hunting animals kills forest trees, too
Overhunting animal consumers of seeds increases extinction risk in tropical trees, and could change structure and ecological dynamics of tropical forests.
Across the world, animals are consistently imperiled by human land-use, but the magnitude of impact varies between species based on their innate features.
Miniscule fungi and diminutive insects that eat up seeds and seedlings of trees may hold the key to understanding the mindboggling diversity of tropical rainforests.
Attaching the cameras to aerial drones allows conservation researchers to observe everything from illegal logging activity to elephant migrations.
Forest property tax incentives are effective tools for ensuring landscape connectivity, yet what type of program forest owners participate in differs by type of forest and owners. Policymakers can use this information to tailor programs and policies to increase forest conservation programs.