Listen to Part 5 of the WFDD series on climate change in the Andes | WUNC has a nice overview on ABERG | National Geographic Online story on our Andes group | Coverage of our PLoS One paper in Mongabay | Other recent stories and archives
Steep gradients in temperature and rainfall and Earth's highest
biodiversity make this a perfect laboratory for studying species
distributions and climate change. Find out more...
There are as many species of trees in a hectare of tropical rain forest as there are in all of North America.
The Amazon is our lab for asking why.
Theories of community
structure are usually tested using space as a proxy for time.
Paleoecology allows us to look at time directly.