A plant native to the tropical forests of Mexico was essential for the development of the contraceptive pill.
Seedling establishment is a crucial bottleneck in plant population dynamics, but seedlings don’t behave the same way fully-grown trees do.
In the caves of Quintana Roo, there are not only stalactites hanging from the ceiling. There are tree roots too, but the roots of which trees?
Rainforests in the Southwest Pacific can be highly diverse, even on a global scale, displaying higher species richness than African rainforests.