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Research article in PLOS open-access science journal explains global biodiversity patterns

Research article in PLOS open-access science journal explains global biodiversity patterns

Explaining the variable distribution and abundance of species such as latitudinal gradients has been the goal of biodiversity researchers since the patterns were first described by 19th century naturalists. An important paper in the March edition of PLOS (Public Library of Science) Biology throws light on these complex global biodiversity patterns. In the PLOS paper, [...]

By March 30, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Paul Ehrlich’s solution to stem environmental collapse

Paul Ehrlich’s solution to stem environmental collapse

Stanford professor Paul R. Ehrlich has published an interesting article in PLoS Biology: The MAHB, the Culture Gap, and Some Really Inconvenient Truths. According to PLoS: “Humanity’s failure to take adequate actions to stem a likely environmental collapse calls for extraordinary measures to understand and alter human behavior… [Ehrlich's] Millennium Assessment of Human Behavior (MAHB) aims [...]

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