Search

Past is prologue: Study finds species less vulnerable to fragmentation if habitats already disturbed

Around the world, humans are fracturing vast forests. Highways snake through the Amazon’s rain forests, and Indonesia plans an ambitious transportation grid in Borneo, through some of the largest untouched expanses of tropical forests.


If you were to parachute at random into any of the planet’s forests, you’d probably land a mile or less from its edge, according to a recent study.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/05/science/forests-fragmentation-wildlife.html

Recent Posts

See All

 © 2020 George Wright Society
 info@georgewright.org

 

  • Twitter Clean
  • White Instagram Icon