Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously thought, says an international team of scientists.
A collaborative project involving a Kansas State University ecologist has shown that the Clean Air Act has helped forest systems recover from decades of sulfur pollution and acid rain.
A previously unsuspected chemical process in the Earth's atmosphere is creating sulfuric acid, known to have a significant impact on climate and human health.
Tropical forest reserves are failing to preserve biodiversity, often because of poor management.
North American forests might be more use than expected at slowing the pace of climate change.
Forests account for almost all of the world's land-based carbon uptake, a new report shows, helping end uncertainty about just how much carbon is being stored, and where.