Global Ecology and Biogeography
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As European leaders struggle to avert a second recession a new study finds that economic growth and the conservation of the continent’s biodiversity may be incompatible. The research, published in a special issue of Global Ecology and Biodiversity, uses socio-economic models to explore three possible routes for the future of Europe’s economy and the impact on biodiversity up to 2050.
New satellite imagery has given scientists the most comprehensive and exact data on the distribution and decline of mangrove forests from across the world. The research, carried out by scientists from the U.S Geological Survey and NASA, is published in Global Ecology and Biogeography, and reveals forest distribution is 12.3% smaller than earlier estimates.