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An epic global study of moss reveals it is far more vital to Earth’s ecosystems than we knew

Mosses are some of the¬†oldest land plants. They are found all over the world, from lush tropical rainforests to the driest deserts, and even the wind-swept hills of Antarctica. They are everywhere; growing in cracks along roads and pathways, on the trunks of trees, on rocks and buildings, and importantly, on the soil. Yet despite […]