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Rainforests with more termites do better in droughts, study finds
1/11/2019

Termites aid tropical rainforests in weathering droughts, according to findings published in Science. Researchers were studying insect activity in Borneo when a drought hit the area, and they found that sections of rainforest with high termite activity also had moister soil, faster leaf decomposition and better seedling survival than areas with low termite activity.

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