By Molly Michelson In ecosystems, every organism plays a part. From the smallest microbe to the fiercest predator to the tallest tree, each species contributes to making its community healthy. But this role isn’t always obvious. Take the colorful toucan and the palm tree Euterpe edulis in the Brazilian rainforest. Scientists have long understood that [...]
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As more sugarcane is grown to fuel Brazilians’ cars, can the crop also work to lower temperatures?