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Indigenous people that live among the tropical forests of lowland Bolivia have some of the lowest rates of heart and brain disease ever recorded by science. There are optimum levels of food consumption and exercise that promote healthy brain ageing and lower the risk of disease, according to
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Logging affects many of the world's tropical forests, and such forests are often considered degraded because they have lost vegetation structure, biomass and carbon stocks. But there has rarely been analysis of whether the ecological health and functionality of these ecosystems are similarly
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Human bipedalism, or walking erect on two legs, may have developed in trees rather than on the ground, as previously supposed.
The results of recent research into the restrictions on nitrogen fixation among plants may help reforestation initiatives be more successful.
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Asia is home to a great many species as well as 14 of the globe's 36 biodiversity hotspots. Its present biodiversity is assumed to be linked to diverse Cenozoic events, including very active mountain building and climatic changes.
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Forest restoration is a powerful tool to tackle biodiversity loss and climate change, by locking away carbon and supporting important habitats. Researchers in a recent study found that trees planted in efforts to restore tropical and subtropical forests do not live more than five years.
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Irvine (California) [US], April 17 (ANI): According to a new study by scientists from the University of California, protecting tropical forests can yield climate benefits that enhance carbon storage in nearby areas.
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Irvine (California) [US], April 13 (ANI): A new study led by scientists from the University of California has revealed how protecting tropical forests can yield climate benefits that enhance carbon storage in nearby areas.
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New York [US], March 20 (ANI): A new study led by Columbia University has revealed that restored forests have a high probability of being cleared within a few years.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 20 (ANI): Florida State University researchers have revealed a surprising relationship between surging atmospheric carbon dioxide and flower blooms in remote tropical forests.
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Washington D.C, Jul 25 (ANI): Tropical forests are taking longer than expected to recover from felling and other forms of deforestation, thanks to woody climbing vines called lianas.