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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Wildlife face 'Armageddon' as forests shrink

Wildlife face 'Armageddon' as forests shrink
Singapore (SPX) Oct 02, 2013 - Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously thought, says an international team of scientists. In a study spanning two decades, the researchers witnessed the near-complete extinction of native small mammals on forest islands created by a large hydroelectric reservoir in Thailand. "It was like ecological Armageddon," said Luke Gibson from ... more

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