Cloud Forest Trees Depend on Fog

Cloud Forest Trees Absorb Water Through Their Leaves From Fog

Trees in Costa Rica, as well as a number of plant species, in the tropical cloud forests quench their thirst by directly ingesting fog droplets through their leaves. These forests are in danger because of climate change, and a new study indicates that they’re even more fragile than previously thought.

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2 Responses to “Cloud Forest Trees Depend on Fog”


  1. 1 simonhamer December 28, 2012 at 00:54

    Reblogged this on Simon Hamer and commented:
    Sadly humanity will find out all these things too late.


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