Bill Laurance

Oct. 18, 2013

Vines Choking Out Trees in the Tropics

Increased forest fragmentation and a boost in carbon dioxide may contribute to the vines' success.

Bill Laurance, Australia’s James Cook University, vines, lianas, choking forests, rainforests, south america, amazon

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