Latest Cloud forest Stories
A new study says climate change and ecological factors could threaten Peru’s cloud forests along the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains.
Researchers have discovered that tropical montane cloud forest trees drink water from clouds, directly through their leaves, but the clouds necessary for the trees survival are disappearing due to climate change.
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress, it was announced that the Madidi National Park, located in the remote Northwestern region of Bolivia, may be the most biologically diverse location on the globe.
Many of the world’s rarest and richest forests – its high-altitude cloud forests – could be all-but obliterated by 2080 due to the combined impact of man-made climate change and habitat destruction.
Many tropical forests are extremely rich in nitrogen even when there are no farms or industries nearby, says Montana State University researcher Jack Brookshire.
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