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FACAI News and Articles

Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative contributing research team, led by Ferry Slik (far right), collects field data on local species richness in Brunei.

Analysis of global tree population explains baffling trends in species richness

Local species richness, the number of species that coexist in a local community, is a key measure of biodiversity.

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Science-i beta is now online

Science-i, a transparent and FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) web platform for international research collaboration,...

Trees in the forest during Fall season, view from above

First-of-its-kind estimate of the total number of tree species

One person can’t measure all the trees in the world, but when many people come together, a global view becomes possible. A worldwide...

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Pandemic Lessons: Open Data for Forest and Climate Action

The article is authored by four members of the National Forest Monitoring (NFM) Team from the Forestry Division of the Food and Agriculture...

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Nature paper offers global map to understand changing forests

An international collaboration of hundreds of scientists – led in part by the Forest Advanced Computing and Artificial Intelligence(FACAI)...

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Forest Scholars Worldwide Team Up For Biodiversity Research

Loss of biodiversity has long been recognized as detrimental for nature, for nature’s sake. Now a team of scholars from 90 institutions in 44...