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Old-growth forests are irreplaceable for sustaining biodiversity

Date : 14th September 2011, Source : Mongabay



Old growth rainforests should be a top conservation priority when it comes to protecting wildlife, reports a new comprehensive assessment published in the journal Nature. The research examined 138 scientific studies across 28 tropical countries. It found consistently that biodiversity level were substantially lower in disturbed forests.

http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0914-primary_forests_irreplaceable.html





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