Supporting rainforest biodiversity in a changing climate

Isaac, Jo
May 2010
Ecos;May/Jun2010, Issue 154, p14
The article discusses the practical ways of scientists to help biodiversity and increase resilience using climate refugia in the Wet Tropics rainforests during climate changes in Australia. Scientists reveal that the Wet Tropics Bioregion is declared as a World Heritage Area (WHA), which contains a high proportion of vertebrate biodiversity and more than 80 endemic species. In this regard, the scientists create climate refugia scheme to benefit the biodiversity and reduce the extinction risks.


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