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How would planting 8 billion trees every year for 20 years...

Karen D. Holl, University of California, Santa Cruz Curious Kids is a series for children...

Billions of cicadas may be coming soon to trees near you

John Cooley, University of Connecticut and Chris Simon, University of Connecticut A big event in the insect world is...

Growing food and protecting nature don’t have to conflict – here’s...

Thomas Hertel, Purdue University Growing food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way – while also producing enough of it...

Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is...

Beverly Law, Oregon State University and William Moomaw, Tufts University Protecting forests is an essential strategy in the fight...

Video: Slowing deforestation is the key to preventing the next pandemic...

Les Kaufman, Boston University In a recent journal article, a team of biologists, medical scientists, environmental scientists and conservationists proposed a number of measures to...

How deforestation helps deadly viruses jump from animals to humans

Amy Y. Vittor, University of Florida; Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC, and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum, Universidade de São Paulo The coronavirus...

Lemurs are the world’s most endangered mammals, but planting trees can...

Andrea L. Baden, Hunter College Madagascar, the world’s fourth-largest island, is a global biodiversity hotspot. Andrea BadenThe island of Madagascar off the southeastern coast of Africa...

The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil’s vanishing rainforest

Catesby Holmes, The Conversation Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 square...

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Jamaica leads in Richard Branson-backed plan for a Caribbean climate revolution

Masaō Ashtine, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and Tom Rogers, Coventry University After hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017,...