Monocultures News

UN: wild teak forests declining

Young teak trees growing in a plantation in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. Wild teak forests continue to decline, threatening genetic diversity, while commercial planted teak forests are…

Solitary male monkeys cause crop damage in Uganda

Solitary male red-tailed monkeys (Cercopithecus ascanius) cause significant damage to cocoa crops in Uganda, according to a new study in mongabay.com's open access journal Tropical Conservation Society (TCS). Researchers examined…