UWM Today
2:50 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Serious Threat Exists in Tropical Forests

UWM Today's Tom Luljak talks with Stefan Schnitzer, a biologist at UW-Milwaukee.
Tom Luljak and Stefan Schnitzer
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tropical forests play a critical role in the health of our environment. About one third of the carbon dioxide in the world is stored in the trees and plant life in the forests.

But research led by a UW-Milwaukee biologist Stefan Schnitzer shows that storage system is at risk because of a serious threat that exists in tropical forests.

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