Cloud Forests News

Emerald-faced reptile discovered in Ecuador

A two inch long Alopoglossus viridiceps shade lizard. Photo by Torres-Carvajal Researchers have discovered a colorful lizard species in the cloud forests of northwestern Ecuador. The species, dubbed Alopoglossus viridiceps,…

Amazon trees super-diverse in chemicals

Rainforest canopy in the Peruvian Amazon. Photo by Rhett A. Butler In the Western Amazon—arguably the world's most biodiverse region—scientists have found that not only is the forest super-rich in…