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Palms (Arecaceae) are a relatively speciose family and provide materials for food, construction, and handicraft, especially in the tropics.
As the number of local climate adaptation plans has rapidly grown during the past ten years in
response to increasing threats of climate change, cities and various organizations offer new insights
Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Urban forests are recognized for the multiple benefits they provide to city‐dwellers.
However, climate change will affect tree species survival and persistence in urban
Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.
To understand and forecast biological responses to climate change, scientists frequently use field
Although the effects of climate on species richness are known, regional processes
may lead to different species richness–climate relationships across continents
North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.
Drought is a recurrent stress to forests, causing periodic forest mortality with enormous economic and environmental costs.
A major challenge in articulating human dimensions of climate change lies in translating global climate forecasts into impact assessments that are intuitive to the public.