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Rare species support vulnerable functions in high-diversity ecosystems

PLoS Biology

Jun 1, 2013

David MouillotWilfried Thuiller

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Around the world, the human-induced collapses of populations and species have triggered a sixth mass extinction crisis, with rare species often being the first to disappear. Although the role of species diversity in the maintenance of ecosystem processes has been widely investigated, th...read more

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Botanical
Saxifraga mutata
Extinction, Species
Sapotaceae
Sustain
Pouteria maxima
Erosion Lesion
Fish <Chondrichthyes>
ADRBK1 wt Allele
Coral Reefs
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3
10
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Rare species support vulnerable functions in high-diversity ecosystems

PLoS Biology

Jun 1, 2013

David MouillotWilfried Thuiller

PMID: 23723735

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001569

Abstract

Around the world, the human-induced collapses of populations and species have triggered a sixth mass extinction crisis, with rare species often being the first to disappear. Although the role of species diversity in the maintenance of ecosystem processes has been widely investigated, th...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Botanical
Saxifraga mutata
Extinction, Species
Sapotaceae
Sustain
Pouteria maxima
Erosion Lesion
Fish <Chondrichthyes>
ADRBK1 wt Allele
Coral Reefs
70
3
10
1213

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