Success of conservation efforts for important Caribbean Reef fish hinges on climate change

University of Texas at Austin, published in ScienceDaily

Tropical Forests Suffered Near-Record Tree Losses in 2017

By Brad Plumer, The New York Times

2017 was the second-worst year for tropical tree cover loss in the satellite record, just below the losses in 2016.

Oil palm and biodiversity

A situation analysis by the IUCN Oil Palm Task Force

Can a DNA Database Save the Trees? These Scientists Hope So

By Sandra E. Garcia, The New York Times

A World Resources Institute project aims to collect DNA samples from tree leaves and use it to help track illegal logging

To plant or not to plant?

By Leighton Reid, Natural History of Ecological Restoration, Missouri Botanical Garden

What we think we know about how to restore tropical forests is getting a second look. 

What is biodiversity and why does it matter to us?

by Damian Carrington, Environmental editor of The Guardian

The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all rely on biodiversity, but right now it is in crisis – because of us. What does this mean for our future and can we stop it?