A team of Brazilian and British scientists has uncovered the extent to which trees across the southern edge of the Amazon are infested by woody climbing plants and the impact they have on the forests.
A major international study conducts the first global assessment of palm tree numbers in an effort to better understand tropical forest diversity.
Gold mining significantly limits the regrowth of Amazon forests, greatly reducing their ability to accumulate carbon, according to a new study.
BA Geography and Sociology alum Monisha Jackson has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society with IBG Dissertation Prize in the Race, Culture and Equality Working Group.
Professor Omar Masera from UNAM in Mexico has received a Cheney Fellowship by the University of Leeds.