The infographic below was released today in connection with a new paper in Nature Ecology and Evolution demonstrating the extraordinary value of Earth’s remaining intact forests for addressing climate change and protecting wildlife, critical watersheds, indigenous cultures, and human health. WCS’s James Watson and Tom Evans led the study:
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James Watson is a Professor in the in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Queensland and Director of Science at WCS. Tom Evans is WCS Director of Forest Conservation and Climate.