- The Microscopic Critters in the Soil Are Essential for Healthy Ecosystems, but Climate Chance Is Threatening Their Existence — Alternet.org
With climate change affecting every aspect of our forests, here’s a look at how it may be impacting the microbes found in soil, which play an important role in sustaining a healthy forest ecosystem.
- NASA just developed a way of detecting underground fungi – from space — ZMEScience.com
A group of researchers from NASA has developed a method for analyzing fungi underneath forests using satellite imagery in order to better understand forest development.
- The Wood Wide Web — The Atlantic
The results of a multi-year study reveal that different species of trees can exchange vast amounts of carbon via the fungi web connecting their roots.
- New tool reveals role of ancestry in soil communities of bacteria — Phys.org
A new tool is helping researchers at Northern Arizona University to closely analyze the differences in bacterial activity throughout intact soil communities.
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