And just when we thought it was all bad news, a study recently led by NASA experts has revealed that the Earth's tropical forests are somehow absorbing more carbon dioxide (CO2) than experts thought possible, taking the harmful greenhouse gas from our atmosphere at unprecedented rates.
A team of scientists has recently discovered 30 new spider species in China, with the promise of hundreds more waiting to be found, according to a new study.
A new study has revealed the complexities of deforestation, showing that a very wasteful land management strategy is not only encouraging the decline of our world's rainforests, but actually making little use of the resulting cleared land. Now experts are suggesting a new strategy.
Scientists believe some species, like the Drosophila birchii rainforest fly, may be able to evolve and adapt to the effects of climate change, new research suggests.
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest affects the diversity of microbial communities, finds a new study.
Tropical cloud forest trees not only use their roots, but also their leaves to drink water directly from clouds, a new study reveals.