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2014-01-29 11:17:50

Ever since the nineteenth century scientists have recognized that some regions contain more species than others, and that the tropics are richer in biodiversity than temperate regions.

2011-06-09 13:32:31

We often think of rainforests and coral reefs as hotspots for biodiversity, but mountains are treasure troves for species too —especially in the tropics, scientists say.

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2009-07-06 13:20:00

An Australian study has found climate change is rapidly expanding the size of the world's tropical zone, threatening to bring disease and drought to heavily populated areas.


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