Tropical forests

To prevent collapse of tropical forests, protect their shape

Fires on the edges of tropical forests and their alteration by land use makes these hot ecosystems lose their shape and stability bringing a sudden, even catastrophic, transformation of land from trees to grass, researchers have found.

Apr 02, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Mozambique battles illegal logging to save tropical forests

A squad of Mozambican forest rangers made their first arrest just minutes after arriving at a checkpoint near the northern port city of Pemba.


Apr 26, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Decline in large animals could worsen climate change

The research team studied data from more than 2,000 tree species in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, and more than 800 animal species.

Dec 21, 2015, 12:49 PM IST