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Researchers exploring the aerodynamics of flying snakes has found that whirls of wind, the little vortices surrounding it, give them an extra lift.
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A new study has revealed that tropical forests speed their own recovery by capturing nitrogen and carbon faster after being logged or cleared for agriculture.
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Tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass - plants and plant material - in response to greenhouse gas emissions over the twenty-first century than may previously have been thought, a study has suggested.
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More than 40 species of creatures that scientists believe to be new to science have been discovered in tropical forests of a tiny South American country.
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Large swaths of the world`s tropical forests have been officially shielded from deforestation, but an international conservation group says that may not be enough to save them.
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A recent research conducted on deforestation in tropical rain forests has indicated that it could have an even greater impact on climate change than has previously been thought.
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