15 Sep '11, 9am

Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife @Natures_Voice has an RSPB author on it..

Study rings alarm bells for Amazonian wildlife @Natures_Voice has an RSPB author on it..

By overlaying distribution maps for these apparently threatened species, the authors identified ‘crisis areas’ (areas of forest that are projected to be lost, but which support the highest numbers of threatened species) and ‘refugia’ (areas projected to retain forest, but which support the highest numbers of threatened species). Over half of the most important areas for threatened species are currently legally protected, including two thirds of refugia. But the unprotected areas should be priorities for new protected areas, particularly the ’crisis’ areas where important forest will be lost imminently, such as those in the Brazilian states of Rondonia, Mato Grosso and Para.

Full article: http://www.birdlife.org/community/2011/09/study-rings-ala...

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