Find out the latest in forest news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- ‘Rule-breaker’ forests in Andes, Amazon revealed by remote spectral sensing — Science Daily
Findings from recent studies may provide insight into how tropical forests will respond to climate change due to new understanding of how forests in the Amazon and Andes are put together.
- 10 beautiful surreal forests fit for a fairy tale — Treehugger.com
Explore this amazing listical/slideshow with images from some of the most stunning and fairy-tale-like forests in the world.
- Seed-bombing startup DroneSeed wants to fight deforestation with a swarm of UAVs — DigitalTrends.com
This video and article profile the work of a startup looking to use a variety of technology, including drones, 3D mapping and mini-cannons, to address deforestation in a big way.
- Watching a forest breathe — Science Daily
New studies analyzing how forests exchange carbon and other greenhouse gasses with the atmosphere during photosynthesis and respiration may help improve the accuracy of climate prediction models.