Sphagnum moss made ideal field dressings for wounded soldiers.
Lush moss beds in East Antarctica’s Windmill Islands.
Mosses are the only plants that can withstand life in East Antarctica's frozen landscape. But a new study shows that life is getting even harder, as ozone loss and climate change make conditions even drier.
Mosses are sensitive to even minor changes in their living conditions.
Mosses are sensitive to even minor changes in their living conditions, and scientists traditionally tramped through difficult terrain to collect data on them.
Who’s the moss?
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Plants can play a role in revealing air pollution.
Mosses and lichens have the ability to accumulate and retain air pollutants.