paramos Archives - State of the Planet

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New Book Highlights Threatened Plants of the Tropical Andes

It includes species that live nowhere else on Earth, and emphasizes the need to protect these unique mountain forests.

by |July 19, 2019
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This Unique Andean Ecosystem is Warming Almost as Fast as the Arctic

One science team is finding out why—and investigating what a warmer, drier future will mean for biodiversity and water supply in Latin America.

by |November 15, 2018

Climate Change Threatens Fragile Ecosystem in the Andes

A new audio slideshow about the páramo ecosystem in the Andes, at risk of becoming drier because of changing climate conditions

by |June 15, 2011