Last biodiversity resorts under threat
August 10th 2012 | Tags: Ecosystems and biodiversity
Establishing protected and conservation areas to conserve biodiversity
makes sense. But it is not enough to protect biodiversity
. The continual increase in our numbers and activity put ever more pressure on increasingly fragile ecosystems.
A study on Nature, reported
by the BBC, finds that biodiversity
in a large number of protected tropical forests continues to decline.
These are the last refuges of many threatened species and are being threatened by habitat disruption, hunting and timber extraction.
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