Policy ForumEcology

The Barometer of Life

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Science  09 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5975, pp. 177
DOI: 10.1126/science.1188606

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  • More Benefits from a Barometer of Life

    The proposed Barometer of Life ("The barometer of life," S. N. Stuart et al., Policy Forum, 9 April 2010, p. 177) would be a sound investment for the planet's biodiversity. The power of this approach lies in its use of "a subset of species broadly representative of biodiversity as a whole." It would enable a much-needed and ongoing report card about the status of overall biodiversity.

    This representative sample...

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