Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 29, 2012

Biiodiversity Declining In Protect Tropical Forests

The BBC  reports that ins spite of having protected status the biodiversity in many tropical forests continues to decline. A recent study found that over the past 20 to 30 years, 85% of the reserves had declines in biodiversity and only 2% had gains.  Tropical forests are the most biologically rich areas on earth. They found that many of the areas suffered from human encroachment and other environmental stresses. Read more at:  BBC News – Protected tropical forests biodiversity declining.

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