Monkey’s Log

“As populations of larger mammal species like tapirs and monkeys decline due to hunting, the carbon content of the forest goes down.
Large mammal species play a vital role in dispersing large-seeded trees associated with high wood density. … Dense-wooded, large-seeded Amazonian tree species are replaced by light-wooded trees that produce smaller seeds, which continue to be dispersed in overhunted forests by more resilient smaller mammal and bird species.” (

Forests need more logs.


“Fruit-eating bats are vital to tropical reforestation due to their … fundamental role in seed dispersal due to their exceptional species diversity, abundance, and a variety of canopy and understory feeding habits.” (

Essentially, growing bat-shit canopy.