Original and the best: nothing beats primary forests for biodiversity

Laurance, Bill (2011) Original and the best: nothing beats primary forests for biodiversity. The Conversation. 1-4.

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We live in an age of vanishing rainforests. Half of the world's tropical forests have disappeared since World War II and roughly another 10 million hectares are being felled each year — the equivalent of 40 football fields every minute. It's a bit of a no-brainer to say this is bad for biodiversity…

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Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 00:44
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
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