Protecting Biodiversity, One Pool of Water at a Time

Camels in the Guelta d’Archei in Chad. (Photo: Dario Menasce/Wikimedia Commons)Driven in part by climate change, the world is experiencing a dramatic loss of species that could destabilize the world’s ecosystems and threaten human health. It’s no…

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Something like that could be true in the deserts of North Africa, argue Cândida Gomes Vale, Stuart Pimm, and José Carlos Brito in a paper published last week in the journal PLoS One. Though no one seems quite sure what biodiversity is like in such places, no one’s really looked much either…

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