North America Regional Climate Centre In Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA, scientists are studying the impact of human activities on forest ecosystems,
and how they are likely to be affected by climate change.
Europe Regional Climate Centre In Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire, UK, research into the effects of climate change on this temperate forest will inform management plans and policy decisions in similar habitats worldwide.
China Regional Climate Centre In recent years reforestation efforts have increased dramatically. Scientists working at Gutianshan National Nature Reserve are comparing biodiversity and carbon storage in both new and old forests.
India Regional Climate Centre India's Western Ghats mountain range is a highly biodiverse environment. Scientists here are studying the forest ecosystems that provide food, fuel, shelter and medicines for local communities.
Latin America Regional Climate Centre The Rio Cachoeira reserve is part of Brazil's threatened Atlantic Forest - one of the most species-rich environments on Earth. Research here is focussed on the responses of trees and animals to climate change in fragmented tropical forests.