Why are African forest elephants climate heroes?

Feb 29, 2024

Here’s how these megaherbivores help buffer against the climate crisisElephants’ important role in maintaining biodiversity and healthy ecosystems has earned them various names including ecosystem engineers, seed dispersers, and forest gardeners. However, African forest elephants—a species inhabiting the dense rain forests of central Africa—are increasingly recognized by another name: ‘climate hero.’

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