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Research Article

Conserving the Stage: Climate Change and the Geophysical Underpinnings of Species Diversity

  • Mark G. Anderson mail,

    manderson@tnc.org

    Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Charles E. Ferree

    Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 14, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011554

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Will this change conservation priorities?

Posted by slsolie on 26 Jul 2010 at 02:00 GMT

I found this study compelling as I'd never heard anyone emphasize geology as a predictor for species-diversity before. I wonder why it's been overlooked when it seems to clearly play a strong role in creating biodiversity?

Competing interests declared: i reviewed drafts of this article and provided feedback.