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Biodiversity Hotspots - A to Z Areas

        

Biodiversity Hotspots - A to Z Areas

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'Biodiversity hotspots are a method to identify those regions of the world where attention is needed to address biodiversity loss and to guide investments in conservation. First developed by Norman Myers in 1988 to identify tropical forest ‘hotspots’ characterized both by exceptional levels of plant endemism and by serious levels of habitat loss. Myers subsequently updated the concept in 1990, adding eight hotspots, including four in Mediterranean regions. Conservation International... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 04, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 25, 2014
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