Bird species in rainforest fragments in Brazil that were isolated by deforestation disappeared then reappeared over a quarter-century, according to research results published on June 22, 2011 in the journal PLoS (Public Library of Science) ONE.
A team of environmental engineers, who might better be called "archeologists of the air," have, for the first time, isolated aerosol particles in near pristine pre-industrial conditions.
Iwokrama’s fundamental objective is to define the extent to which sustainable utilization of tropical forest resources is compatible with their conservation and to determine the impact of such utilization on their biodiversity. Iwokrama’s rain forests are in this respect a ‘living laboratory’ for research on these issues.
The Negros Rainforest Conservation Project (NRCP) is a joint programme of co-operative, research, education and training between the Negros Forest and Ecological Foundation Inc. (NFEFI) and Coral Cay Conservation (CCC). The NRCP is based on the North Negros Forest Reserve (NNFR), Negros Occidental, Philippines.