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National Geographic Society funds research to index global tropical rainforest vulnerability

The National Geographic Society brought together a team of top scientists, including UCLA’s Center for Tropical Research Adjunct Professor Sassan Saatchi and Professor Thomas Smith, to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability and help identify regions for conservation and restoration. Read the featured article, “Can a new way to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability help save them?,” at the National Geographic Society website and see the research publication, “Detecting vulnerability of humid tropical forests to multiple stressors,” at One Earth.