Posts tagged with: "Christopher Baraloto"

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause

Among the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma last week, many downed trees and uprooted plants were left in the storm’s […]

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can’t keep rising temperatures out

Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. […]

Christopher Baraloto, director of the International Center for Tropical Botany, a collaboration between FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Getting to the root of plant form and function

The remarkable diversity of plant shapes and sizes found around the world can explain how some of the most complex […]

Christopher Baraloto, director of the International Center for Tropical Botany, a collaboration between FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden, examines a flower at The Kampong in Coconut Grove, Fla.

Responsible forest management key to storing carbon

The logging of tropical forests is widespread, but it is not necessarily environmentally catastrophic, according to a team of international […]

Kenneth Feeley poses at a tropical Andean cloudforest at 10,000 feet of elevation.

Migrating Amazonian trees are a cause for concern

Tropical forests in the Andes Mountains are changing in the face of climate change. A new study published in PNAS […]