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  • Cover of the Beam Me Down, Scotty article featuring an illustration of a satellite orbiting Earth
    In this study, the scientists wanted to test a method of calculating the amount of carbon stored by plants across…

    Beam Me Down, Scotty: The Use of Airborne and Satellite Technology to Measure Carbon in Hawaiian Forests

  • tree root diagram
    The scientists in this study wanted to know how rising levels of carbon dioxide in the troposphere might affect the…

    FACELook! Exploring the Relationship Between Carbon, Photosynthesis, and the Roots of Trees

  • Black and white illustration of a group of goldfinches singing. They are positioned as two rows of five, both sitting on a branch in a leafy tree.
    Some scientists think that wildlife is mostly dependent on the immediate natural area in which it lives. The scientist in…

    Goldifinch and the Three Scales: Investigating Songbird Habitats Near Rivers

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    Some scientists think that wildlife is mostly dependent on the immediate natural area in which it lives. The scientist in…

    Goldifinch and the Three Scales: Investigating Songbird Habitats Near Rivers (Spanish)

  • Drawing of a cardinal bird flying.
    The Oriental bittersweet is a vine that was transported to the United States from Asia in 1860. Oriental bittersweet escaped from gardens and…

    Hurry Up and Wait: Investigating an Unusual Strategy for Invasion

  • PDF Preview of Inquiry 2 from World's Forests 2
    Primary forests are usually rich in biodiversity. Biodiversity is the variety of life and life processes. When a natural ecosystem…

    Inquiry 2: Biodiversity and the World’s Forests

  • Cover of the Mussel Mania article. The main image is a photo of a hand holding a mollusk shell on top of an area full of pebbles and other shells.
    Mussels are very sensitive to changes in the environment which makes them good indicators of the health of an aquatic…

    Mussel Mania: How Streamflow Affects Freshwater Mussels Over Long Time Periods

  • A black and white drawing of two children measuring the diameter of a tree trunk
    In 1956, the United States established a national park on one of the Virgin Islands. The United Nations named the national park a Biosphere…

    Oooh! That’s Growth! Measuring Trees in Cinnamon Bay Watershed

  • A black and white drawing of birds flying and hunting worms.
    Pine forests are common in the tropical Caribbean. Usually, these pine forests also have an understory of broad-leafed trees. Broad-leafed…

    Please Join Us for Dinner: Tropical Birds and Their Temporary Guests

  • A black and white drawing of a bat
    The scientists in this study were interested in knowing whether humans and other animals can help disturbed areas of land…

    The Trees Have Gone Batty! How Bat Scat Helped Restore a Tropical Forest

  • The cover the The Natural Inquirer issue: The World's Forests. It's a green cover with four polaroid photos, highlighting different forest landscapes.
    This edition of Natural Inquirer presents the results of a worldwide effort to understand the world’s forests, organized by the…

    The World’s Forests – Vol. 11 No. 1

  • Front cover of National Inquirer with snapshots of different forests
    In this edition of Natural Inquirer, you will learn about the world’s forests. Every 5 years the Food and Agriculture…

    The World’s Forests 2 – Vol. 15 No. 2