National Geographic Magazine - January 1934 - Vol. LXV, No.

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They discovered that the leaf economics of forests are not as straightforward as scientists once believed. "We found that Andean and Amazonian forests have evolved into diverse communities that break simple ecological 'rules' previously developed through field-based studies. The villagers were not against the reserve itself; in fact, they overwhelmingly understood their dependence on a healthy forest, so they identified current obstacles to those needs, to which the government had been insensitive when creating the reserve.

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