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Oceania’s potential extinction crisis

Peter Griffin posted in on July 30th, 2009.

A new paper published by Australian and New Zealand researchers has thrown into stark relief the potential ecological crisis facing Oceania – otherwise known as the region encompassing New Zealand, Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The region has 6 of the world’s 39 diversity hotspots, and, unfortunately, a very poor extinction record when compared with […]

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