Experts: Forests’ genetic diversity, crucial for adaptability, facing greater risks

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The diversity of genetic material of trees is in danger of being lost due to deforestation and monocrop forestry, putting the livelihoods of millions of forest-dependent people at risk, experts at an international conference said. Forest tree species have evolved into some of the most genetically variable organisms on Earth, playing a... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.