New research has identified a clear accountability gap in the current Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation when it comes to outsourced public services.
Currently, re-growing forests comprise roughly 21% of previously deforested areas in the Brazilian Amazon.
According to new research nearly 40 percent of global land plant species can be categorized as very rare, and these species are most at risk for extinction as climate and land use continues to change.
An international team of researchers led by the University of Leeds have revealed for the first time that Amazon forests with the greatest evolutionary diversity are the most productive.
Researchers led by the University of Leeds examined 31 peatlands across Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and continental Europe to assess changes in peatland surface wetness during the last 2,000 years.