An extract of a plant’s fruit in Nigeria could protect against seizure and prevent brain degeneration. It could therefore be studied further for the development of a new antiepileptic drug.
But with chimps now endangered, we risk losing their forest-rebuilding abilities.
Rainforests may have played far more of a role in shaping human evolution than previously thought.
Conservationists scaled the sheer cliffs of Mount Lico as part of wider effort to build the case for the protection of Mozambique’s mountain forests.
It’s crucial to know the relationship between biodiversity and carbon storage to assess whether carbon-focused conservation will also protect the most biodiverse forests.