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Deforestation is making the world a hotter, drier place

Predicting how tropical forests will affect climate is a complex challenge. While stabilizing the global climate is contingent on saving the world’s forests, saving the forests is also contingent on stabilizing the global climate.  

Peatlands: A little known natural treasure

Peatlands are among the world’s most neglected natural treasures. Yet these waterlogged ecosystems are crucial to our survival —they are among the most important carbon reservoirs on the planet.

Third International Year of the Reef 2018

2018 has been declared the International Year of the Reef, and it couldn't have come at a more important time. Coral reefs are in crisis  – we need to act.

Mesoamerican Reef, a Critically Endangered ecosystem

Scientists provide new  tool model  to assess coral reef ecosystem risks.

Ecosystems under fire

Fire in ecosystems - a natural disturbance or an anthropogenic threat?

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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