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First 'intrusions' into unbroken forests drive pulses of biodiversity loss

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Mongabay.com

Publication Date
2017-07-28

The study examined ‘initial intrusions’ into tropical forests and their effect on the threat status of species. The researchers found that deforestation at current rates in high-priority areas such as Borneo, the Congo Basin, and the Amazon could push 121 to 219 species closer to extinction in the next 30 years.

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https://news.mongabay.com/2017/07/first-intrusions-into-unbroken-forests-drive-pulses-of-biodiversity-loss/