One third of tropical forest plants bear extrafloral nectaries to attract ants. Ants, in turn, provide protective services for plant’s young leaves by preying on herbivores. Although these diverse and abundant ant-plant associations are classically viewed as mutualisms, the paucity of data suggest that ants may not always benefit plants. This project focused on Read More
Welcome to the web home of Conservation, Research and Education Opportunities International (CREOi), a grant-making non-profit organization that supports research and outreach efforts that promote wildlife, habitat and natural resource conservation.
CREOi is currently engaged in strategic planning and there will be no October 15, 2014 call for proposals. Please check back for updates starting in 2015. Thank you.