Friday, June 17, 2011

Nature's Last Stand

The following maps are by Alex McInturff, department of Biology. This map shows areas that are both highly biodiverse and highly remote, with remoteness increasing from blue to red. Because of human impacts, these areas represent some of the only whole-ecosystems that remain relatively intact. This map helps prioritize and guide the conservation of such remote places
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