Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’

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The Guardian has an article that highlights the collapsing rainforest ecosystem within Puerto Rico’s Luquillo rainforest. You can find the article here … Scientist Brad Lister returned to Puerto Rican rainforest after 35 years to find 98% of ground insects had vanished “We knew that something was amiss in the first couple days,” said Brad Lister. … Read moreInsect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’

Climate Change Response – Mass Extinction in Rainforest

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The diversity of life within Puerto Rico’s Luquillo rainforest has been measured over meany decades. A new study reveals that when recent measurements are compared with measurements acquired during the 1970s the results are truly shocking. It is not a “Oh that’s interesting” moment, but rather is an “Oh shit” moment. Terms such as “Alarming” or … Read moreClimate Change Response – Mass Extinction in Rainforest