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Hemispheric asymmetries in biodiversity : a serious matter of ecology
(PLoS One, 2004-11)
Penguins have been receiving a lot of bad press lately. They are considered somehow counter, spare, strange. Unlike most plant and animal groups, they do not show a peak of species richness towards the equator and a ...
Macrophysiology for a changing world
(The Royal Society, 2008-07)
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) has identified climate change, habitat destruction, invasive species, overexploitation and pollution as the major drivers of biodiversity loss and sources of concern for human ...
Conserving and increasing biodiversity in the large-scale, intensive farming systems of the Western Cape, South Africa
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2006)
The Convention on Biological Diversity, adopted in 1992 in Nairobi and signed by many states, including South Africa, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro later that year, urges ...