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The Blue Whale, an endangered species thriving on the Costa Rica Dome, offers an example of a species/place-based study covering multiple criteria [#428]
Preliminary research regarding the blue whaleā€™s presence on the Costa Rica Dome indicates that this area likely fulfills several scientific criteria adopted by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to identify ecologically and biologically significant areas (EBSAs) ā€” especially, importance for threatened, endangered or declining species and/or habitats.
posted on 2009-08-31 16:53 UTC by Erich Hoyt, Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS)

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