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Serious Threat Exists in Tropical Forests

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Jon Strelecki
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Tropical forests play a critical role in the health of our environment. About one third of the carbon dioxide in the world is stored in the trees and plant life in the forests.

But research led by a UW-Milwaukee biologist Stefan Schnitzer shows that storage system is at risk because of a serious threat that exists in tropical forests.

This interview originally aired June 19, 2014.

Tom Luljak hosted UWM Today on WUWM for more than two decades and is the inaugural host of Curious Campus.