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Burra Maluca
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Another great article from Scientific American

How Biodiversity Keeps Earth Alive



"Species loss lessens the total amount of biomass on a given parcel, suggesting that the degree of diversity directly impacts the amount of life the planet can support"

"But when measured over a longer span—more than a decade—those plots with the most species produced the greatest abundance of plant life."
 
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Sometimes the scientists are on the cutting edge and sometimes they're a few steps behind.
 
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