The Ghosts of Development Past: Deforestation and Coca in Western Amazonia

For decades coca cultivation has been proposed as a cause of deforestation and attractor of migration to the forest frontier of western Amazonia. Evaluating the effects of coca cultivation has become a priority because averting deforestation has …

Keeping it simple: flowering plants tend to retain, and revert to, simple leaves

• A wide range of factors (developmental, physiological, ecological) with unpredictable inter- actions control variation in leaf form. Here, we examined the distribution of leaf morphologies (simple and complex forms) across angiosperms in a …

El Callejón de los Milagros

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