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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Protecting 17 percent of Earth's land could save two-thirds of plant species

Protecting 17 percent of Earth's land could save two-thirds of plant species
Durham NC (SPX) Sep 11, 2013 - Protecting key regions that comprise just 17 percent of Earth's land may help preserve more than two-thirds of its plant species, according to a new Duke University-led study by an international team of scientists. The researchers from Duke, North Carolina State University and Microsoft Research used computer algorithms to identify the smallest set of regions worldwide that could contain t ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Protecting_17_percent_of_Earths_land_could_save_two_thirds_of_plant_species_999.html
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