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Roads might pose even bigger threat to Southeast Asian forests, biodiversity than previously understood - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Southeast Asia is a global biodiversity hotspot, and Indonesia and Malaysia are no exception, harboring some of the highest levels of species diversity in the world. Yet those two countries also supply more than 80 percent of the world's palm oil, and ...

Biodiversity: The 'lost kingdom' of amazing fungi - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
Biodiversity: The 'lost kingdom' of amazing fungi. Only a fraction of the world's species of fungi have an official name. Two scientists have been identifying organisms in the tropical forests of Ecuador which have never before been logged. Fungi ...

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree

Fremont - United States

New discoveries on the Indonesian island of Flores are revealing that until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago, modern humans shared this planet with a different human species. Article from Archaeology.

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    Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree
    New discoveries on the Indonesian island of Flores are revealing that until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago, modern humans shared this planet with a different human species.

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