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Biodiversity May Not Reduce Disease Despite Popular Theory
2013-03-21 09:44:40

Despite the predictions of a popular theory, maintaining biodiversity in an ecosystem does not necessarily reduce the transmission of diseases from animals to humans, say researchers from the Stanford University Woods Institute for the Environment.

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2010-08-04 10:45:00

Prairie dogs, once abundant in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains, have been decimated in recent decades by plague – a virulent bacterial disease spread by fleas.


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