Biodiversity Quality, Not Quantity, Is Key To Preserving Salt Marsh Ecosystems

RedOrbit: Scientists have believed for years that preserving more species, no matter which ones, was a key component to enhancing how well an ecosystem performs. A research team from Duke University and the University of Massachusetts at Boston investigating biodiversity loss in a salt marsh says that this isn`t quite right. Their findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show that it`s not just the total number of species preserved that matters, it`s the number of key species.......

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