Susan Letcher

Susan Letcher

Susan Letcher is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies , Purchase College State University of New York.

Good news on rain forests: they bounce back strong

Good news on rain forests: they bounce back strong

When you cut and burn a tropical forest, you’re left with a barren plain of cracked red mud, incapable of supporting life – the opposite of the teeming, hyperdiverse array of life that was destroyed. Once the trees are gone, the nutrients wash away and the soil degrades into a

Susan Letcher
Susan Letcher
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