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Video: Biodiversity is good for the economy

Did you know that stands of trees with more species grow faster and bigger than those with fewer species? Different trees have different needs and will therefore compete less with different species.

Learn how the phenomenon translates to “diversity dividends” in this MinuteEarth video informed by research from Institute on the Environment fellows Peter Reich, David Tilman, Sarah Hobbie and Steve Polasky.

Photo by Red River Furnace (Flickr/Creative Commons)

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