Katarina Samurović

Katarina Samurović is an environmental analyst and a freelance science writer. She has a special interest in biodiversity, ecoclimatology, biogeography, trees, and insects.
A beaver drinks water at a pond surrounded by a grassy meadow.

How the Beaver-Wolf Dynamic Modifies Forests

Katarina Samurović

Researchers are studying how wolves shape forests by limiting beaver foraging, keeping them close to water to avoid predation.

A diagram with shrubs and trees planted together to explain a Miyawaki Forest.

Benefits of Microforests

Katarina Samurović

Microforest projects use the Miyawaki method fast-track the growth of dense, biodiverse forests, aiming to achieve full growth in 20-30 years.

A shaded relief map of the northern part of the United States and Canada showing areas in green that are boreal and hemiboreal forests.

Boreal Forests of North America are Shrinking

Katarina Samurović

Boreal forests in North America are defying predictions of northward expansion in response to climate change.

A gray shaded relief map of California showing in shades of green where climate mismatched forests are in the Sierra Nevada.

Zombie Forests in the Sierra Nevada

Katarina Samurović

Climate change is creating a vegetation climate mismatch in the conifer forests of California's Sierra Nevada.

A screenshot of an online map showing the location of dams in Europe.

Over One Million Barriers on European Rivers

Katarina Samurović

Discover the impact of one million barriers on European rivers and how dams have affected the flow, ecology, and economy of some of Europe's waterways.

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