We need to develop the measures and metrics used to track the state, condition and trajectory of our ecosystem services if we are to value and ultimately restore them.
We’ve all noticed that vegetation and the size and shape of plants and their leaves changes as we move across different climates, but do these patterns hold true across the globe?
Highly collectable species, especially those that are rare and threatened, can be put at risk from poaching if information describing
Plants have different shaped leaves to cope with different environmental conditions. But many plants change the shape of their leaves
A new global analysis looking at the distribution of forests and woodlands has ‘found’ 467 million hectares of previously unreported
The secrets of the understudied Australian rangelands, which make up 81% of the continent, have been exposed in new scientific work.
Imagine you are hacking your way through the Amazon rainforest and you venture across a grove completely devoid of ground
As Charles Darwin noted, the physical differences between individuals of a species are important for their future survival and success (or not).
Habitat clearance is threatening global biodiversity. In many places, isolated trees are all that remains of once extensive forest. So
REDD+ (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) is nothing new, but how exactly does it help reduce deforestation and green