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Rare Habitats Vie for Protection

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Science  08 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5289, pp. 916-918
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5289.916


A new approach to protecting biodiversity targets beleaguered habitat types, even if they don't house extraordinary numbers of species. This approach gives more weight to areas outside the tropics and organisms other than plants.